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Wed Jul 3, 2019, 04:38 PM

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald

Source: UK Guardian

Brazil’s Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the country’s federal police plan to investigate the bank accounts of an American journalist who published leaked conversations between prosecutors and the graft-busting judge who is now Jair Bolsonaro’s justice minister.

The rightwing site the Antagonist (O Antagonista) reported on Tuesday that federal police had asked a money-laundering unit at Brazil’s finance ministry to investigate the “financial activities” of Glenn Greenwald.

Police declined to comment on the allegation but confirmed an investigation had been launched into the hacking of cellphones that led to the leaks.

“This seems to me like an attempt to intimidate the journalist,” said Kennedy Alencar, a leading political commentator on CBN Radio.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/03/brazil-glenn-greenwald-investigation-outcry-bar-association-journalists

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Reply Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald (Original post)
DBoon Jul 3 OP
hlthe2b Jul 3 #1
kimbutgar Jul 3 #3
Mr. Sparkle Jul 3 #2
Demonaut Jul 3 #4
radical noodle Jul 3 #5
Dopers_Greed Jul 4 #6

Response to DBoon (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 04:46 PM

1. I'm saying nothing on this one... Hmmm...

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 07:19 PM

3. Ditto

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 06:13 PM

2. Maybe his buddy Trump can help him out on this one, because he is way better than Hillary.

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 10:16 PM

4. I'll say if first..Fuck Glenn Greenwald, fuck him

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 11:14 PM

5. Okay

Are we supposed to care?

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Thu Jul 4, 2019, 12:10 AM

6. He's reaping what he sowed

Disclaimer: I don't support Brazil's actions against him.

But he's been supporting despots by whittling away democracy under the guide of "free press".

So fuck 'im.

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