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Brazil: They killed Chico Mendes’ ideals

Altino Machado [pt] has interviewed Ilzamar Mendes, murdered Brazilian environmental activist Chico Mendes‘ widow. “She makes a harsh assessment at the time that the Chico Mendes Virtual Committee, the Labor Party and the Acre “government of the forest” begin to “celebrate” the 20th anniversary of the Xapuri's rubber tapper's murder. “They killed Chico's ideals,” says the president of the Chico Mendes Foundation.

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  • […] do Brasil 02Abr08 No mais, hoje fiz ainda outro curtinha com link para o blogue do Altino Machado, que trouxe uma entrevista com Ilzamar Mendes, viúva de […]

  • Redders

    They killed chico mendes i am doing a report on him right now and i have been looking up his life facts and i just wondering does any1 no what religion chico mendes was?

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