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Brazil

17 August 2016

The 64-year-old veteran photojournalist who had worked for various news outlet in Brazil and published in O Grito magazine for the last two decades was shot five times in the back as he was walking to his car after leaving a friend's house in ...

24 July 2016

The editor of SAD Sin Censura, anonline media outlet, was shot dead in Santo Antônio do Descoberto in an attack colleagues believed was linked to his reporting on local administration. ...

10 March 2016

The 51-year-old presenter at Radio Difusora AM i n Sao Jorge do Oeste, a town in the southern state of Parana around 140 kilometers (87 miles) from the border with Argentina, was shot dead by gunmen live on air. ...

07 December 2015

The 48-year-old radio host at Rádio Educadora FM 94.5 was shot dead in a rural by gunmen, according to media reports. The attackers, some of them driving in a truck, first confronted him as he was in his car. ...

06 August 2015

The radio commentator was shot dead live on air after two gunmen burst into the studio he was broadcasting from in Ceara, north-east of Brazil. Carvalho had received death threats after he denounced local politicians for corruption.

18 May 2015

The lifeless body of the editor-in -chief of a blog specialising in investigative journalism was found with his hands tied and showing signs of violence in the locality of Minas Gerais. he had been missing for four days. ...

05 March 2015

The journalist for Ciudad Nueva, 103.3 FM Radio based in the town of Zanja Pytã of Amambay Department,Paraguay, was shot dead by two gunmen in the Brazilian border town of Ponta Porã. ...

27 February 2014

The presenter for N3 TV was shot dead in Teixeira de Freitas, north east of Bahía state. ...

13 February 2014

Reports said Palma was shot dead by two unidentified men on a motorcycle outside his home in Miguel Pereira, a suburb to the south of Rio de Janeiro, and died at the scene. ...

10 February 2014

The cameraman who worked for the Bandeirantes television network was declared brain dead by doctors, according to media reports. ...