Brazil set to ignore Escazú agreement that protects environmental activists

Brazil set to ignore Escazú agreement that protects environmental activists

In May it will be a decade since José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife Maria do Espírito Santo were murdered by gunmen in Nova Ipixuna, in Brazil’s Pará state. Their work to build an ecological reserve to preserve the forest and provide a means of subsistence for its inhabitants made them the enemies … Continue reading Brazil set to ignore Escazú agreement that protects environmental activists