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Topic “aggression”

Brazilian cameraman hit in the head with explosive confirmed brain-dead

Santiago Ilídio Andrade, 49, a Brazilian cameraman from Bandeirantes TV was injured last week by an explosive device during a protest in Rio de Janeiro. He was confirmed brain-dead on Monday morning by the Municipal Department of health, according to the news outlet Uol. Read more »


Venezuelan president calls for a boycott on four critical newspapers

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro called for a boycott on several national newspapers after accusing them of having distorted the results of the recent municipal elections in the country, the Press and Society Institute informed. Read more »


Students attack Brazilian journalist photographing accident near school in São Paulo

Adílison Oliveira, a journalist at the municipality of Taboão da Serra in the state of São Paulo, was beaten by 10 young men after photographing an accident at a Brazilian state school. Read more »


RSF urges Colombia to protect journalists from police violence


By Liz Farmer*

Colombian reporters covering a coffee workers’ strike in the departments of Hulia and Tolima face violence from police forces and lack adequate protection, according to a March 8 letter from Reporters Without Borders to the country’s Interior Ministry. Read more »


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