Why Was An Estadão Reporter Arrested at Yale?
By Adventures of a Gringa on September 28, 2013
On September 28, Estado de São Paulo's Washington correspondent Cláudia Trevisan was arrested at Yale University's law school for criminal trespassing and spent several hours incommunicado in a New Haven jail. She was trying to interview Brazilian Supreme Court Chief Justice Joaquim Barbosa, who was attending a private event at the university. At a time when U.S.-Brazil relations are at a low--following the NSA spying revelations, Dilma's subsequent postponement of her U.S. state visit, and the Brazilian president's stern words for Obama at the UN this week--the incident comes at a particularly sensitive time. . . .
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