Twenty years after the killing of Chico Mendes…

Twenty years after the killing of Chico Mendes the threat of assassination looms large for those involved in opposing the destruction of Brazil’s rainforests…

“Each year on 22 December I ask myself if he died in vain or not. And today, after all these years, the answer is not yet clear to me,” said Alfredo Sirkis

via Hundreds of Brazil’s eco-warriors at risk of assassination, according to new report | World news | The Guardian.

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