Brazilian Bloggers Encounter Threats Online and Off

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by: Andrew Downie | CPJ

Enderson Araújo is so afraid of being killed by police that he fled his home and is reluctant to talk on the telephone for fear he is being bugged.

 

Araújo is the Brazilian blogger and brains behind Mídia Periférica, a blog run by young journalists in the northeastern city of Salvador that focuses on news in poor communities that are undercovered by mainstream media. He has good reason to be afraid.

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