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Brazil - “Brazil Spring” criticism of media OK, but not violence against journalists

Reporters without borders
Around 20 journalists have reportedly been physically attacked or injured in the past two weeks of protests in Brazilian cities against bus and subway fare hikes and the poor state of public services. The military police appear to have been responsible for most of these acts of violence, which in some cases have been accompanied by arrests. But some cases were the result of hostility on the part of demonstrators towards news media covering the protests. As the protest movement has grown, (...)

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