The leader of Portelinha community, Maria das Dores Salvador Priante, was kidnapped, tortured and murdered 20 days ago in Iranduba, as a result of agrarian conflict with the accused of ordering the crime.
October 12, 2015
In 21 of the 62 municipalities of Amazonas State, the fire situation is critical, including registration of endangered animals dead. Manaus dawns with strong smoke haze.
September 7, 2015
Raimundo Rodrigues dos Santos was murdered in Maranhão state, Brazil, after threats for denouncing illegal logging. He was murdered when he came home.
August 31, 2015
Raimundo was a counselor Reserve since 2012 and also participated in the Rural Workers Union of Bom Jardim, opposing the action of loggers in the region.