Mexico: Fear for safety

Environmentalists Aldo and Misael Zamora were attacked allegedly by a group of illegal loggers on 15 May in Santa Lucía, municipality of Ocuilán, Mexico State. Aldo Zamora was shot dead, and his brother Misael was seriously wounded and had to be hospitalized. Their father, Ildefonso Zamora, who has been filing complaints about illegal logging in the area for many years, and organizing demonstrations against it, is now in grave danger, as are his colleagues.

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