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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Aristeu Guida da Silva

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
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A Gazeta de São Fidélis
May 12, 1995, in São Fidélis, Brazil

Guida da Silva, owner of the weekly A Gazeta de São Fidélis in the city of São Fidélis, northwest of Rio de Janeiro, was shot dead in front of his house by two hooded men riding a motorbike. Guida da Silva's father reported that the journalist received death threats for articles he had written accusing the president of the local municipal council of corruption. No one has been apprehended.

Job:Publisher / Owner
Beats Covered:Corruption
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Government Officials
Taken Captive:No


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