Valério Luiz Filho

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Valério Luiz Filho, son of murdered journalist Valério Luiz de Oliveira and a lawyer who was appeared in court in 2022 as an assistant to the prosecution in his father’s case, says the decision to uphold the conviction of four men for killing his father was a ‘historic day’ in the fight to end impunity for crimes. (Photo: O Popular)

Brazilian court upholds conviction of killers of journalist Valério Luiz de Oliveira

UPDATE:  On May 22, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) denied a habeas corpus request made by the defense of Maurício Borges Sampaio, one of the defendants, and upheld the conviction of four of the men accused of murdering  journalist Valério Luiz de Oliveira.  São Paulo, April 26, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed…

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