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CPJ welcomes convictions in Brazilian journalist’s murder

New York, February 6, 2014–The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes two convictions on Tuesday in the 2012 murder of Brazilian political journalist and blogger Décio Sá and calls on authorities to ensure everyone involved in the crime is brought to justice. Jhonatan de Sousa Silva, who confessed to being the gunman, was sentenced to 25…

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Attacks on the Press: Deadly Trend in Brazil

The murders of two bloggers mark a surge in deadly anti-press violence. By John Otis

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Décio Sá (O Estado do Maranhão)

Brazilian journalist Décio Sá assassinated

New York, April 24, 2012–Brazilian political journalist and blogger Décio Sá was shot and killed Monday night in the city of Sao Luis in northeastern Brazil, according to news reports. The journalist was sitting in a bar waiting for a friend when an unidentified man entered, walked to the bathroom, and shot Sá six times…

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