Article 19 Launches Campaign to Decriminalize Defamation in Brazil

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By: Natalia Mazotte | Knight Center

Contrary to international conventions on freedom of expression and access to information, defamation cases in Brazil — a country characterized lately by a high number of judicial cases against the media — are still resolved in criminal courts. Seeking changes in the penal code, journalism organization Article 19 launched a campaign to decriminalize defamation on Thursday, Nov. 9.

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