RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro was responsible for 121 of the 208 attacks against media outlets and journalists compiled in Brazil last year by the National Federation of Journalists (FENAJ), representing 58 percent of the total.
According to the organization, Brazil recorded a 54 percent increase in this type of physical or moral attack against professionals or media outlets in 2019, compared to 2018, when 135 cases were recorded.
The survey released on Thursday, January 16th, records that, in Bolsonaro's case, "there were 114 generic and widespread offensives, in addition to seven cases of direct attacks on . . .