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Supreme Rules for “Gazeta do Povo”

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

Source: Portal IMPRENSA

Last Thursday (17/12), minister Celso de Mello of the Supreme Court (STF), handed down an injunction that puts an end to the censorship imposed on the newpaper Gazeta do Povo. A judicial order applied for by and granmted to the mayor of Campo Mourão (PR) prohibited the paper from publishing information about an alleged vote-buying scheme in 2012.

According to Abraji (the Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism), the injunction reverses two prior decisions favorable to censoring the story. “There is nothing pernicious or dangerous than an attempt by the State to regulate freedom of expression  (or unlawfully interfere with its exercise), because thought must be free, fundamentally free,” Mello wrote in his decision.

The Gazeta do Povo had been informed by sources close to a mayoral candidate for Campo Mourão, Tauillo Te

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

Source: Portal IMPRENSA

Last Thursday (17/12), minister Celso de Mello of the Supreme Court (STF), handed down an injunction that puts an end to the censorship imposed on the newpaper Gazeta do Povo. A judicial order applied for by and granmted to the mayor of Campo Mourão (PR) prohibited the paper from publishing information about an alleged vote-buying scheme in 2012.

According to Abraji (the Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism), the injunction reverses two prior decisions favorable to censoring the story. “There is nothing pernicious or dangerous than an attempt by the State to regulate freedom of expression  (or unlawfully interfere with its exercise), because thought must be free, fundamentally free,” Mello wrote in his decision.

The Gazeta do Povo had been informed by sources close to a mayoral candidate for Campo Mourão, Tauillo Tezelli (PPS), that the opposing candidate, Regina Dubay (PR), was giving out bus tickets to voters in Curitiba. Some of the recipients came to the newspaper with tickets, affirming that they had received these in return for pledging their vote. Regina remains the subject of an investigation by the elections authority.

zelli (PPS), that the opposing candidate, Regina Dubay (PR), was giving out bus tickets to voters in Curitiba. Some of the recipients came to the newspaper with tickets, affirming that they had received these in return for pledging their vote. Regina remains the subject of an investigation by the elections authority.

Source: Portal IMPRENSA

Last Thursday (17/12), minister Celso de Mello of the Supreme Court (STF), handed down an injunction that puts an end to the censorship imposed on the newpaper Gazeta do Povo. A judicial order applied for by and granmted to the mayor of Campo Mourão (PR) prohibited the paper from publishing information about an alleged vote-buying scheme in 2012.

According to Abraji (the Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism), the injunction reverses two prior decisions favorable to censoring the story. “There is nothing pernicious or dangerous than an attempt by the State to regulate freedom of expression  (or unlawfully interfere with its exercise), because thought must be free, fundamentally free,” Mello wrote in his decision.

The Gazeta do Povo had been informed by sources close to a mayoral candidate for Campo Mourão, Tauillo Te

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

«Expense account binge fattens salary of council members»

Source: Portal IMPRENSA

Last Thursday (17/12), minister Celso de Mello of the Supreme Court (STF), handed down an injunction that puts an end to the censorship imposed on the newpaper Gazeta do Povo. A judicial order applied for by and granmted to the mayor of Campo Mourão (PR) prohibited the paper from publishing information about an alleged vote-buying scheme in 2012.

According to Abraji (the Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism), the injunction reverses two prior decisions favorable to censoring the story. “There is nothing pernicious or dangerous than an attempt by the State to regulate freedom of expression  (or unlawfully interfere with its exercise), because thought must be free, fundamentally free,” Mello wrote in his decision.

The Gazeta do Povo had been informed by sources close to a mayoral candidate for Campo Mourão, Tauillo Tezelli (PPS), that the opposing candidate, Regina Dubay (PR), was giving out bus tickets to voters in Curitiba. Some of the recipients came to the newspaper with tickets, affirming that they had received these in return for pledging their vote. Regina remains the subject of an investigation by the elections authority.

zelli (PPS), that the opposing candidate, Regina Dubay (PR), was giving out bus tickets to voters in Curitiba. Some of the recipients came to the newspaper with tickets, affirming that they had received these in return for pledging their vote. Regina remains the subject of an investigation by the elections authority.