Luiz Carlos Barbon Filho

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CPJ hails convictions in 2007 murder of Brazilian journalist

March 30, 2010 5:28 PM ET

New York, March 30, 2010—The conviction on Saturday of four men, including three members of the military police, in the 2007 murder of Brazilian journalist Luiz Carlos Barbon Filho is an important step forward in the global campaign to combat impunity in...

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Getting Away With Murder 2009

March 23, 2009 12:15 AM ET

CPJ’s Impunity Index spotlights countrieswhere journalists are slain and killers go free New York, March 23, 2009 -- The already murderous conditions for the press in Sri Lanka and Pakistan deteriorated further in the past year, the Committee to Protect...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Brazil

February 5, 2008 11:47 AM ET

BRAZIL With 15 journalists killed for their work in as many years, Brazil is one of the region’s deadliest countries for the press, but court-imposed censorship and official antagonism have also emerged as major issues for the news media. Time...

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Radio commentator shot and wounded in Brazil

November 26, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 26, 2007—Brazilian radio host João Alckmin, who reports on corruption in eastern São Paulo state, was shot twice on Thursday; he is in stable condition. The Committee to Protect Journalists today calls on Brazilian authorities to investigate...

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Brazilian journalist who denounced corruption shot to death

May 7, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 7, 2007—Brazilian journalist Luiz Carlos Barbon Filho, known for investigative reporting that exposed political corruption, was gunned down on Saturday evening in the southern state of São Paulo. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Brazilian authorities...

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Luiz Carlos Barbon Filho

May 5, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Barbon, 37, was shot to death while sitting on a bar terrace in the southern city of Porto Ferreira, 140 miles (230 kilometers) from São Paulo. He was known for investigative reporting that exposed corruption in politics and police....

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