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Brazil: 2 Members of Landless Workers’ Movement Killed

HeadlineDec 12, 2018

In more news from Brazil, two men belonging to the Landless Workers’ Movement, known as MST, were killed over the weekend in the northeast state of Paraíba. The group says armed men entered an MST camp on Saturday night and shot the two men dead over a land dispute. California Congressmember Ro Khanna responded to the news by tweeting, “Brazil’s Bolsonaro has referred to land rights defenders as 'terrorists'. And now over the weekend, two of their activists were assassinated. The US must call on Bolsonaro to stop inciting violence and for Brazil to bring those guilty of this heinous crime to justice.”

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