Domingos Sávio Brandão Lima Júnior

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The Road to Justice

October 28, 2014 12:00 AM ET

4. Steps That Work and Those That Don’t On May 3, 2011, CPJ representatives traveled to Pakistan to raise concerns about the increasing attacks against journalists there and the country’s high rate of impunity. It was a moment of drama:...

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Halftime for the Brazilian press

May 6, 2014 11:00 AM ET

2. The vicious cycle of impunity By Sara Rafsky When the World Cup kicks off in Brazil in June, the government of President Dilma Rousseff will be celebrating the country’s emergence as a global powerhouse. The event, to be...

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Getting Away With Murder

April 16, 2014 12:01 AM ET

CPJ’s 2014 Global Impunity Index spotlights countries where journalists are slain and the killers go free #index-2014 { height: 340px; } #index-2014 div { display: none; padding: 5px; background-color: #000; color: #fff; width: 550px; height: 20px; } #index-2014 div...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Brazil

February 16, 2006 11:42 AM ET

BRAZIL Brazil's constitution guarantees free expression and prohibits censorship. But in practice, the news media are impeded by defamation lawsuits so common they're known as the "industry of compensation" and by lower court judges who routinely interpret Brazilian law in...

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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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Attacks on the Press 2002: Brazil

March 31, 2003 12:09 PM ET

Workers Party (PT) candidate and former labor leader Luiz Inácio da Silva, known as Lula, won presidential elections in October, defeating the ruling coalition's candidate by a wide margin and becoming Brazil's first president not to come from the country's...

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Newspaper publisher killed

October 1, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 1, 2002—Brazilian journalist Domingos Sávio Brandão Lima Júnior was murdered yesterday afternoon. Brandão was the owner, publisher, and a columnist of the daily Folha do Estado, which is based in the city of Cuiabá, in the central...

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Domingos Sávio Brandão Lima Júnior

September 30, 2002 12:00 AM ET

Brandão, owner, publisher, and columnist of the daily Folha do Estado, based in the city of Cuiabá in the central-western state of Mato Grosso, was shot at least five times by two unidentified men on a motorcycle. The two...

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