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Man sentenced to six years in prison for murder of Brazilian journalist two decades after the crime

A popular jury condemned a man to six years in prison for participating in the murder of a Brazilian journalist in 1998. Shortly after the trial, the sentence was challenged by the public prosecutor’s office because it considered it too low.

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Guatemalan presidential candidate withdraws request for precautionary measures against editors of elPeriódico

Guatemalan presidential candidate Sandra Torres withdrew a request for precautionary measures against a group of editors of the independent newspaper El Periódico who she sued using the country’s feminicide law.

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Peruvian archbishop withdraws defamation suit against second journalist

A senior representative of the Peruvian Catholic Church who accused an investigative journalist of defamation withdrew his lawsuit against her.

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.

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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.

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U.S. immigration judge denies asylum to Mexican journalist for a second time

A U.S. immigration judge has again denied asylum for a Mexican journalist who fled his country a decade ago out of fear for his life.