01 Jun '11, 6pm

Diretor da campanha da Amazônia do Greenpeace fala da morte de Zé Cláudio e Maria no blog do New York Times de hoje

Reuters The bodies of José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva, a forest conservationist, and his wife, Maria, were buried in Marabá, Brazil, last week. After the murder of several activists in the Amazon rain forest, Brazilian officials have pledged to boost the presence of federal law enforcement in the region and to open several offices devoted to resolving the land disputes behind the violence. Last Tuesday, José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva, a forest conservationist, and his wife, Maria, were gunned down in the northern state of Pará. On Friday, Adelino Ramos, a well-known peasant advocate, was shot dead in the western Amazon state of Rondônia. The local police said on Monday that a suspect in Mr. Ramos’s killing was in custody. A man who may have witnessed the shooting of Mr. da Silva and his wife was also murdered on Sunday in Pará, the local news media reported. No arrests have b...

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