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Syria - Brazilian journalist detained for six days in Syria despite having visa

Reporters without borders
Read in Arabic (بالعربية) A Brazilian journalist who entered Syria legally was arbitrarily arrested by the army on 19 May and spent six days in detention, cut off from the outside world. Here he tells Reporters Without Borders about his ordeal. At the same time, a British journalist said he and his colleagues were deliberately led into a trap by rebels so that they might be shot and killed by the Syrian army. Klester Cavalcanti, 42, a journalist with the Brazilian magazine IstoÉ, was granted a (...)

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