Brazilian Supreme Court decides that State should be held responsible for journalists injured by police during protests

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People demonstrate against President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 24 July 2021, Cristina Szucinski/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Bolsonaro family vents more anger than ever on Brazil’s media

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is continuing to analyse the attacks on the Brazilian media by President Bolsonaro, his family and other members of his inner circle. Supported by key statistics, this latest analysis covers the first six months of 2021, in which the attacks have intensified.

Police officers stand guard outside a police station attacked during a bank robbery, in Cameta, Pará State, Brazil, 2 December 2020, JURANDIR VIANA/AFP via Getty Images

Brazilian journalist Jackson Silva survives shooting

Brazilian authorities should promptly and thoroughly investigate the shooting of journalist Jackson Silva, ensure his safety, and guarantee that reporters can work without fear.

Frederick Wassef, President Jair Bolsonaro's personal lawyer, attends the inauguration ceremony of the Minister of Communications, in Brasilia, Brazil, 17 June 2020, SERGIO LIMA/AFP via Getty Images

Brazilian president’s lawyer sends threatening message to “UOL” journalist Juliana Dal Piva

Brazilian officials and their representatives should refrain from harassing members of the press who cover them and Brazilian authorities should ensure reporters can do their work without reprisal.