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Brazil - Cameraman dies of injuries sustained during Rio de Janeiro protest

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is deeply saddened to learn that TV cameraman Santiago Ilídio Andrade died today as a result of injuries received in a clash between military police and protesters while covering a demonstration against public transport fare hikes for TV Bandeirantes on 6 February. He was the first journalist to be killed in connection with the wave of street protests that began in Brazil last June. Hit by large firework-style explosive device apparently thrown by one of the (...)

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