Késia, 32, testified in defense of a leadership, wrongly accused of a crime, has been arrested and threatened with death.
Marked to Die
Uma série especial com perfis de dez mulheres que estão ameaçadas de morte pela sua luta pela terra e pela floresta no Pará, em parceria com o jornal Diário do Pará. Segundo a Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT), o sul e o sudeste do Pará concentram grane parte dos conflitos no campo. A CPT divulgou no início do ano uma lista com o nome de 38 pessoas ameaçadas de morte no sul e sudeste do Pará por causa de sua luta pela posse da terra. Dez são mulheres.Una serie especial con perfiles de diez mujeres que están amenazadas de muerte por su lucha por la tierra y por el bosque en el estado brasileño de Pará, en conjunto con el periódico Diário de Pará. Según la Comisión Pastoral de la Tierra (CPT), el sur y el sudeste de Pará concentran gran parte de los conflictos en el campo. CPT divulgó a comienzos del año una lista con el nombre de 38 personas amenazadas de muerte en el sur y sudeste de este estado brasileño, debido a su lucha por el derecho a la tierra. Diez son mujeres. A special series with ten women profiles who are threatened with death for their struggle for land and forest in the Brazilian state of Pará, in conjunction with the newspaper Diário de Pará. According to the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT), South and Southeast of Pará concentrate most of the conflicts in the field. CPT reported earlier in the year a list with the names of 38 people at risk of death in South and Southeast of the Brazilian state, because of their struggle for land rights. Ten are women.
This is Maria Raimunda, leader in Pará, threatened with death
Unafraid to take the lead of the Landless Movement in a state where they are killed by farmers, Maria Raimunda goes ahead.
“You know that if we lose the land, you’ll lose life”
The farmer’s wife phrase summarizes a series of threats suffered by Nadia Pinho da Silva, rural leadership in Santana do Araguaia, Pará State.
Cleude, scared, tries to catch the hand of God
The leader began to fight for land at age 10; at 22, she heard from a gunman that she could only get land underneath her.
Graciete carries in the meat the bullet of the murderers of his father
The daughter of Francisco Macedo was shot when confused with his father, who coordinated the occupation of an abandoned farm.
Nicinha and rural union headed only by women
In Rondon do Pará, many workers were killed, than no man wants to be leader. All leadership is composed of women.
Threatened since 1996, Regina dreams live in peace
Woman president of rural syndicate lives escorted by two companions and can not live with the grandchildren for not to expose them to risk.
Laísa struggle for land and the memory of sister
Sister of Maria, murdered with Zé Cláudio, says that the judgment of the accused was worse than murder.
They, marked to Die
A Pública and Diario de Pará bring the stories of ten women whose lives are threatened by fighting for their rights and for the preservation of the forest.
Maria Joel da Costa inherited the struggle and death threats
Widow, she became president of the union and went on to denounce the slave labor on farms in Rondon do Pará.