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Luís Roberto Barroso, president of the Brazilian Supreme Court, listens to proceedings on May 22, when the court recognized the judicial harassment of journalists.

Brazil’s top court acts to protect journalists from judicial harassment

São Paulo, May 24, 2024—A decision by Brazil’s top court to recognize the judicial harassment of journalists and to introduce procedures to help prevent courts being misused to intimidate and silence the media is a welcome move towards safeguarding press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On May 22, the Supreme Court unanimously…

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