Indigenous Forest Guardian Murdered by Illegal Loggers in Brazilian Amazon
November 1, 2019

Indigenous Forest Guardian Murdered by Illegal Loggers in Brazilian Amazon

Another indigenous leader was gravely wounded in the ambush and a logger is reportedly missing

Earlier today, members of the Guajajara people's Forest Guardians, a volunteer land and environmental monitoring force, were ambushed by a group of illegal loggers in the Araribóia indigenous territory, leaving one Guardian dead and another gravely wounded. Forest defender Paulo Paulino Guajajara was killed by a shot to the face, while the attack gravely wounded the Guardian leader Laércio Guajajara.

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