Alexandre de Moraes of the Supreme Court ruled that the website O Antagonista and the digital magazine Crusoé must remove content related to the report “The friend of the friend of my father”.
Jair Bolsonaro’s election reflects greater support for a conservative agenda likely to jeopardize free expression and privacy safeguards.
The New Year is arriving with little to celebrate in Brazil: activists are warning that the new president poses a serious threat to human rights.
RSF condemns the decision to ban Brazil’s largest TV channel from broadcasting any further information about the police investigation into the murder of a well-known Rio de Janeiro city councillor.
Most of the cases of physical attacks on journalists are related to the coverage of rallies or events related to elections.
Jairo Sousa reported on corruption, homicide, and drug trafficking at various radio stations, according to colleagues and news reports. He was shot dead on 21 June.
The IAPA today condemned the takeover of the plant of the newspaper O Globo in Rio de Janeiro, by protestors, and called on authorities to ensure the safety of the paper’s workers.
RSF condemns this week’s targeted killings of two Brazilian journalists in the space of two days and urges investigators to focus on the probability that their murders were linked to their work. One was a website reporter who covered corruption, the other was a controversial radio show host.
Since launching their website, Fala RN, in December 2014, Francisco Costa and Josi Gonçalves have published a series of stories about embezzlement of public funds, nepotism and election fraud involving local politicians.
A recent hearing brought to the attention of the IACHR information concerning judges who, because of their judicial decisions or comments on the guarantee of rights, have been subject to investigation procedures, informal warnings and criticisms, and other forms of harassment.
Five years after Brazil approved its ATI law, the volume of information available to the public has increased, but the devil is in the application.
Brazil’s 436,000 military police have severe legal restrictions on their free speech. In a country with 60,000 killings a year, that’s a deadly problem.
Two Brazilian photographers were shot while covering a confrontation between police and civilians in a region of São Paulo notorious for its high concentration of drug sales and use.
A judge ordered two of Brazil’s biggest national dailies, Folha de S.Paulo and O Globo, to remove stories from their websites about a court case of a hacker convicted of attempted blackmail of Brazil’s first lady, Marcela Temer, according to reports in both papers.