27 Journalists Murdered in Brazil since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

22% Broadcast reporter
30% Columnist / Commentator
15% Editor
7% Photographer
11% Internet reporter/writer
7% Print reporter/writer
30% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

15% Internet
52% Print
37% Radio
15% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

7% Taken Captive
59% Threatened
4% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

67% Complete impunity
19% Partial justice
15% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

33% Criminal group
56% Government Officials
4% Local Residents
7% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
63% Corruption
44% Crime
15% Human Rights
33% Politics
4% Sports
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Freelance

4% Freelance
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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


27 Journalists Murdered in Brazil

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Pedro Palma, Panorama Regional

     February 13, 2014, in Miguel Pereira, Brazil

Walgney Assis Carvalho, Freelance

     April 14, 2013, in Coronel Fabriciano, Brazil

Rodrigo Neto, Rádio Vanguarda and Vale do Aço

     March 8, 2013, in Ipatinga, Brazil

Mafaldo Bezerra Goes, FM Rio Jaguaribe

     February 22, 2013, in Jaguaribe, Brazil

Eduardo Carvalho, Última Hora News

     November 21, 2012, in Campo Grande, Brazil

Valério Luiz de Oliveira, Radio Jornal

     July 5, 2012, in Goiânia, Brazil

Décio Sá, O Estado do Maranhão and Blog do Décio

     April 23, 2012, in São Luis, Brazil

Mario Randolfo Marques Lopes, Vassouras na Net

     February 9, 2012, in Barra do Piraí, Brazil

Edinaldo Filgueira, Jornal o Serrano

     June 15, 2011, in Serra do Mel, Brazil

Luciano Leitão Pedrosa, TV Vitória and Radio Metropolitana FM

     April 9, 2011, in Vitória de Santo Antão, Brazil

Francisco Gomes de Medeiros, Radio Caicó

     October 18, 2010, in Caicó, Brazil

Luiz Carlos Barbon Filho, Jornal do Porto, JC Regional, and Rádio Porto FM

     May 5, 2007, in Porto Ferreira, Brazil

José Carlos Araújo, Rádio Timbaúba FM

     April 24, 2004, in Timbaúba, Brazil

Samuel Romã, Radio Conquista FM

     April 20, 2004, in Coronel Sapucaia, Brazil

Luiz Antônio da Costa, Época

     July 23, 2003, in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Nicanor Linhares Batista, Rádio Vale do Jaguaribe

     June 30, 2003, in Limoeiro do Norte, Brazil

Domingos Sávio Brandão Lima Júnior, Folha do Estado

     September 30, 2002, in Cuiabá, Brazil

Tim Lopes, TV Globo

     June 3, 2002, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Zezinho Cazuza, Rádio Xingó FM

     March 13, 2000, in Canindé de Sáo Francisco, Brazil

José Carlos Mesquita, TV Ouro Verde

     March 10, 1998, in Ouro Preto do Oeste, Brazil

Manoel Leal de Oliveira, A Regiao

     January 14, 1998, in Itabuna, Brazil

Edgar Lopes de Faria, FM Capital

     October 29, 1997, in Campo Grande, Brazil

Reinaldo Coutinho da Silva, Cachoeiras Jornal

     August 29, 1995, in São Gonçalo, Brazil

Aristeu Guida da Silva, A Gazeta de São Fidélis

     May 12, 1995, in São Fidélis, Brazil

Marcos Borges Ribeiro, Independente

     May 1, 1995, in Rio Verde, Brazil

Zaqueu de Oliveira, Gazeta de Barroso

     March 21 1995, in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Joao Alberto Ferreira Souto, Jornal do Estado

     February 19, 1994, in Vitória da Conquista, Brazil