The Intercept Brasil

3 results arranged by date

In a July 10, 2019, photo, journalist Glenn Greenwald is shown at his home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil's federal public prosecutor on January 21, 2020, charged Greenwald with crimes including criminal association and invasion of an electronic device in connection with a series of reports published in The Intercept Brasil in June 2019. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Brazilian prosecutor should drop charges against Glenn Greenwald

Rio de Janeiro, January 22, 2020–Brazilian authorities should immediately drop charges against Intercept Brasil co-founder and editor Glenn Greenwald and refrain from prosecuting journalists for their communication with sources, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Read More ›

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seen in Brasilia on July 24, 2019. He recently threatened that journalist Glenn Greenwald may face jail time in Brazil. (Reuters/Adriano Machado)

Brazilian President Bolsonaro says Glenn Greenwald may ‘do jail time’

Miami, July 29, 2019 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s remarks that Glenn Greenwald, the co-founder and editor of The Intercept Brasil, could “do jail time” and suggesting that he had married a Brazilian citizen to avoid deportation, as reported by local outlets on July 27.

Read More ›

Journalists follow a Facebook Live of Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 7, 2018. After taking office in January, Bolsonaro and his supporters have made Brazilian journalists' jobs more difficult. (Reuters/Sergio Moraes)

Bolsonaro is making Brazilian journalists’ jobs more difficult

First as a candidate and now in his first months as president, Jair Bolsonaro has made his disdain for the media crystal clear. Ministers, supporters, and his family members have followed his lead by no longer offering interviews, attacking and blocking critical reporters on social media, and calling them out as “fake news.”

Read More ›