01 Jul '12, 12pm

We denounce the murder of two fishermen from Rio and express our solidarity with their community

We denounce the murder of two fishermen from Rio and express our solidarity with their community

Fishermen in Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Lima Andruška On June 14th 2012, one week prior to the Rio+20 UN Earth Summit, Friends of the Earth International chair Nnimmo Bassey took part in a 'toxic tour' of the Guanabara Bay near Rio de Janeiro where the association AHOMAR has been denouncing since 2007 the crimes and rights violations which took place during the construction of the Rio de Janeiro Petrochemical Complex, one of the largest investments in the history of Brazilian energy giant Petrobras. Friends of the Earth International signed on the statement below and will closely follow the investigation and measures to be taken by the State Government in the defense of all fisherfolks involved in this struggle. Repudiation on the murder of AHOMAR fishermen The undersigned social movements and civil society organizations express in this manifest their indignation for the bru...

Full article: http://www.foei.org/en/blog/denouncing-the-brutal-murder-...

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