Saturday, June 4, 2011

1000 activists murdered in Amazon...

The bodies of José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva, a forest conservationist, and his wife, Maria, were buried in Marabá, Brazil, last week.
green.blogs.nytimes.com
More than 1,000 environmental activists, religious workers, organizers and rural workers have been murdered in the Amazon in the last 20 years, but successful prosecutions of those who order the killings are virtually nonexistent, according to watchdog groups.
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