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Brazil: No right to information

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Breaking News, Freedom of Speech, Law, Media & Journalism

“Where is the transparency?”, asks PE Body Count [1] [pt] on learning that the Secretary of Social Defense in Pernambuco, Brazil has decided to stop providing information on violence and crime rates to the press. “The attitude, in the most naive approach, may raise suspicion that there manipulation of the homicide rates and other statistics”.