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Photo Credit: Courtesy Surgiu

VALÉRIO LUIZ DE OLIVEIRA

News Organization: RÁDIO JORNAL

Died: 2012

Location: BRAZIL

De Oliveira, a sports journalist, was shot several times as he left Rádio Jornal. He had received threats for his opinions about a local soccer team. His father, a sports commentator, said he believed his son’s murder was linked to his reporting.