As Rio opens, Temer closes in on public broadcaster
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In an open letter, 14 organisations, including IFEX and IFEX-ALC, highlight the importance of Silveira’s case for guaranteeing human rights, noting that the case exhibits a history of injustice.

Brazilian authorities must promptly and thoroughly investigate the attack on journalist Alex Braga. He frequently covers corruption allegations involving local authorities and private companies.

The undersigned organisations call on Brazilian legislators to immediately reject the latest version of the text, postpone the voting on the so-called “Fake News Bill” (PL 2630/2020) and remove it from the fast-tracking mode, and open a multistakeholder task force to enable participatory discussion.