Brazil: Community leader at risk following killing

Brazil: Community leader at risk following killing

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Index Number: AMR 19/016/2010
Date Published: 24 November 2010
Categories: Brazil

Flaviano Pinto Neto, a leader of the Charco community in Maranhão state, north-east Brazil, was shot dead on 30 October. Manoel Santana Costa, another leader of the community, along with over twenty other members of the community, have received a series of death threats and now fear for their lives. Manoel Santana Costa has gone into hiding and is seeking police protection.


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