Nicanor Linhares Batista

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Radio Rage in Brazil

October 1, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Carlos Lauría and Sauro González Rodríguez Political influence permeates radio news in Brasil's remote northeast. Radio hosts and independent journalism are its victims....

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Brazil

March 11, 2004 12:06 PM ET

Although Brazilian media outlets generally operate in a free environment, they have increasingly been targeted with defamation lawsuits that seek to silence them. Judicial interference and censorship, under the guise of protecting privacy and honor, continues unabated....

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36 JOURNALISTS KILLED FOR THEIR WORK IN 2003More than a third killed during conflict in Iraq

January 2, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 2, 2004—A total of 36 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2003, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). This is a sharp increase from 2002, when 19 journalists were...

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RADIO JOURNALIST IS MURDERED

July 2, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 2, 2003—At least two unidentified men killed Nicanor Linhares Batista, host of a radio show and owner of a radio station in Brazil's northeastern state of Ceará. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is investigating whether the...

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Assassinaram um radialista

July 2, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Nova York, 2 de junho de 2003—Ao menos dois sujeitos não identificados mataram Nicanor Linhares Batista, apresentador de um programa de rádio e proprietário de uma emissora de rádio no estado do Ceará. O Comitê para a Proteção dos Jornalistas...

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