Argentina: Indigenous leader killed in Argentina

Index Number: AMR 13/006/2011
Date Published: 22 November 2011
Categories: Argentina

Indigenous leader Cristian Ferreyra has been killed by two security guards working for a landowner. He was a member of Lule Vilela indigenous community. The community has been receiving threats and intimidation because of their fight to defend their ancestral lands, which is under threat from deforestation.

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