Landlords assassinate two militants of the Poor Peasant’s League in Jaru

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According to a statement from the LCP of Rondônia and Amazônia Ocidental two leaders of their organization, Enilson Ribeiro dos Santos and Valdiro Chagas de Moura were shot to death by motorcycle borne gunman in Jaru on the 23rd of January 2016.

The killings were carried out publicly in a busy thoroughfare and in broad daylight. Local land owner Antonio Carlos Faitaroni has orchestrated a campaign of paramilitary terror against the LCP in the area since November of last year with the complicity of the police.

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