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Violence Against Journalists

O jornalista brasileiro Gleydson Carvalho, assassinado na rádio em que trabalhava. (Facebook)

Brazilian court sentences three people to 73 years in prison for 2015 murder of radio journalist

Almost four years after Brazilian radio journalist Gleydson Carvalho was murdered inside the studio where he was working, a Brazilian court convicted three people of involvement in the crime.

TV Globo reporter Carlos de Lannoy received a death threat after his report aired on Sunday (Apr. 07). (Screenshot).

Brazilian journalists receive death threats after publishing reports critical of the Armed Forces

In less than four days, two Brazilian journalists received death threats through social networks after publishing reports critical of the country's past and present Armed Forces.

Representatives in Brazilian Congress (Photo PMDB Nacional- Flickr)

Bills in Brazilian Congress propose classification of violence against journalists as heinous crime

In Brazil, one of the ten countries with the highest rate of impunity in crimes against journalists worldwide, three bills underway in Congress propose to toughen the criminal treatment of perpetrators of violence against journalists and press professionals.

Cover of IDL Reporteros' report. (Screenshot)

Defense of the journalistic investigation can be more complex than the investigation itself, says journalist Gustavo Gorriti

"To do investigative journalism in Latin America and in other parts of the world has two parts: the first part is about the investigation itself with all its great challenges and the second part, which is not talked about much, is the defense of the investigation, and that is almost as complex or sometimes more than the investigation itself," Peruvian investigative journalist Gustavo Gorriti told the Knight Center.

IACHR

Latin American electoral processes fomented hostility against the press: annual report from the IACHR

Journalists and media from countries that had elections in 2018, such as Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Paraguay, Colombia and El Salvador, confronted situations of violence and censorship.

Jesús Hiram Moreno

Mexican journalist under federal protection mechanism survives shooting in Oaxaca

A Mexican journalist receiving protection from the government is alive after being shot twice in the state of Oaxaca.

Emilio Gutiérrez Soto

U.S. Congress member introduces private bill for relief for Mexican journalist who was denied asylum

U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell, a Democrat from Michigan, introduced a private bill in Congress to grant Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto an immigrant visa or permanent resident status after his asylum case was denied in February.

Television journalist Gabriel Hernández

Threatened TV journalist shot in Honduras is the first communicator murdered in country this year

Journalist Gabriel Hernández was killed on March 17 in the Valle department in southern Honduras, according to local media reports.

Journalist Santiago Barroso

Mexican radio journalist killed in the state of Sonora is fourth journalist killed in country this year

Journalist and radio host Santiago Barroso was killed in the doorway to his home in the Mexican state of Sonora on the night of March 15.