Brazil: Subsistence farmers face death threats

Brazil: Subsistence farmers face death threats

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Index Number: AMR 19/020/2011
Date Published: 23 December 2011
Categories: Brazil

Community leader José da Cruz and members of Brazil's Salgado quilombola community of afro-descendant subsistence farmers, in Pirapemas, Maranhão state, have been repeatedly threatened over their longstanding battle for the rights to their land.


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