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Violence Against Reporters in Brazil Up 65 Percent in 2016

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Violence against the media in Brazil grew by over 65 percent in 2016 in comparison to 2015, making the country one of South America’s most dangerous countries to be a reporter, according to ABERT (Brazilian Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters).

According to the entity, although the number of journalists murdered last year fell to two cases from eight in 2015, the total number of cases of violations of freedom . . .

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