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In Brazilian Democracy Law Forbids Making Fun of Electoral Candidates

In Brazil, a never-revoked election law from the era of the Brazilian military dictatorship ...

Brazil: Armed Thugs Break Equipment and Stop Radio Broadcast

Brazilian radio Diário FM was the target of an attack that resulted in the ...

Venezuelan Proposal to Limit Freedom of Press in South America Alarms Brazil

To the already charged agenda of South America's Unasur summit, which opens this Monday ...

Brazil’s Right to Information Bill Still Very Imperfect, Says Article 19

International freedom of press organization Article 19 has published its analysis on the long-awaited ...

More Intimidation and Lawsuits Against Brazilian Newspapers

Brazilian newspapers "Integração", based in TatuÀ­, and "Jornal da Cidade", based in Adamantina, both ...

Armed Men in Brazil Prevent Distribution of Paper Denouncing Politicians

Last Sunday, September 28, 2008, a group of men, some of them armed, bought ...

Press Freedom Falls Big in the US. In Brazil Is a Little Worse

Freedom of press in the United States has fallen to the same level of ...

Law and Reprisals Make Brazil’s Freedom of Press Ranking Low

Brazil ranks 63 in the Reporters Without Borders fourth annual World Press Freedom Index. ...