Two League of Poor Peasants (LCP) activists assassinated in Buritis


According to a press release of the League of Poor Peasants of Rondonia and Western Amazonia Nivaldo Batista Cordeiro and Jesser Batista Bordeiro were shot dead on the 24th of April in Buritis in northern Minas Gerais and their bodies dumped in the nearby Candeias river. Both had previously received death threats and the Military Police are suspected to have carried out the killings on behalf of local landowners.

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