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Brazil - Brazil's highest court takes stand against prior censorship

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders hails last week's ruling by the Federal Supreme Court overturning a ban on distribution of the latest issue of the leading national newsweekly IstoÉ, which a lower court had ordered at the request of Cid Gomes, governor of the northeastern state of Ceará. Gomes requested the ban on 12 September, on the eve of the issue's publication, after IstoÉ's reporters asked him to comment on his being linked to a case of alleged corruption involving Brazil's biggest company, the (...)

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