Justice condemns magazine publishing right of reply Dilma Rousseff

The questioned story was published on 1 April with the title "A president out of his mind" and was considered offensive.
02/08/2016 11h24 - Updated 2/08/2016 11h24
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The Justice of the Federal District decided that the magazine Isto must grant right of reply to President Rousseff rejected by an article deemed offensive. The questioned story was published on 1 April with the title "A president out of his mind".

In the decision released today (1º), Judge Tatiana Dias da Silva, the 18th Civil Court of Brasília, He denied appeal by publishing and maintained its decision, issued on 6 July, in which forced the magazine to publish the manifestation of Dilma with the same weight and size of the questioned matter.

The judge held that Dilma has the right to answer, "In view of the settings on the psychological conditions and the applicant's behavior in the days before important judgment with respect to its mandate [impeachment]”.


"To be publishing the object occupant of the Chair person of the Republic does not allow any means of communication to deliberately disclose any information hiding under the cloak of right to information, since this right has to be guided by the truth of published content ", He argued the judge.

According to information included in the process, the defense of Dilma to court after the magazine does not respond to the request of the right of reply. Advocates of This is contended that the action is unfounded and that the content of the report is not libelous.

The request was made based on the Right of Reply Law (lei 13.188/2015), sanctioned by Dilma. The text provides that a person who considers offended by any report, note or news report on a communication vehicle can request right of reply, which should be disclosed in the same highlights of the original publication.

Source: Agency Brazil

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