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Brazil: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 19/030/2000

Trade unionists, Francisco Ferreira de Carvalho, Francisco De Assis Solidade, José Soares de Brito, Izalda Atlino Brandao, Francisco Salvador, João Batista Pino, Moacir Abreu da Silva, Vicente Pereira de Souya, Hélio Mario Maciel, Douglas dos Santos, Euríval Marins Carvalho are members of Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) Pastoral Land Commission, in Marabá. A trade unionist who had received several death threats has been killed in Rondon do Pará, in Pará state. He had been named on a death list: there is serious concern for the safety of other trade unionists on the list, named above. CPT members working on issues of land rights have also received death threats.

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