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Brazilian state assembly investigates journalists, outlets reporting on abortion case

Rio de Janeiro, October 24, 2022 – The state assembly in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina must immediately drop its investigation into independent investigative outlet The Intercept Brasil and independent online outlet Portal Catarinas and respect the confidentiality of journalistic sources, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On October 11, Santa Catarina’s…

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Damares Alves, Brazil’s minister for women, family, and human rights (center) is seen with then Brazilian Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge and President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia on March 8, 2019. Alves recently filed a complaint against online outlet AzMina. (Reuters/Adriano Machado)

Brazilian outlet AzMina faces criminal complaints, online harassment over abortion article

Rio de Janeiro, September 25, 2019 — Brazilian authorities should investigate harassment against AzMina magazine and its journalists, and should refrain from prosecuting the outlet or its journalists for their reporting on abortion, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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