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Brazil has become one of the deadliest places on Earth for land rights activists

Brazil: Leading land rights activist shot dead in hospital while recovering from previous attempt on his life. Last year, 61 land rights activists were killed.

Waldomiro Costa Pereira, an activist with the Landless Workers Movement (MST), was killed on Monday 20 March, when gunmen stormed the hospital in Parauapebas in north-eastern Brazil’s Pará state where he was recovering from an earlier attempt on his life.

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Source: https://hrdmemorial.org/

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