CJFE condemns the murder of radio journalist Israel Gonçalves Silva, who was shot and killed on November 10, 2015, in Lagoa de Itaenga in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. Silva was in an electronics store when he was shot at least twice, according to local news reports.
His Excellency Piragibe dos Santos Tarragô, Ambassador of Brazil to Canada
Embassy of Brazil
450 Wilbrod Street
I am writing on behalf of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression around the world.