Mário Coelho de Almeida Filho

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Brazil

March 26, 2002 12:10 PM ET

Sustained media coverage of corruption during 2001 helped increase pressure on powerful Congress members and other government officials, several of whom were forced to resign amid accusations of misconduct and embezzlement. In February, the weekly ISTO reported that taped conversations...

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Journalist murdered on eve of scheduled testimony in defamation case

August 27, 2001 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 27, 2001—In a letter sent today to Rio de Janeiro State attorney general Francesco Conte, CPJ expressed deep concern about the August 16 murder of journalist Mário Coelho de Almeida Filho and requested more information about the...

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