Dom Phillips: editors around world urge Bolsonaro to do more to find missing journalist

"Editors and journalists from some of the world’s biggest news organisations have written to the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, to ask that he “urgently step up and fully resource the effort” to find missing British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian Indigenous advocate Bruno Pereira.

Led by the Guardian and the Washington Post, two newspapers for whom Phillips worked as a freelance correspondent, editors from at least 20 major media and press freedom organisations signed the open letter that was published on Thursday.

Other signatories include senior editors from the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Folha de S.Paulo, National Public Radio, Bloomberg News, the Associated Press, the Financial Times, the Pulitzer Center, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, ProPublica, The Intercept, Agência Pública de Jornalismo Investigativo, Dagens Nyheter, Mongabay, Stat, Reporters Without Borders, the Wallace House Center for Journalists and the epbr agency."

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