Police Arrest Suspects of Activist Murders: Daily

By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian police yesterday arrested two brothers and accused them of killing Amazon activists José Claudio Ribeiro da Silva and Maria do Espírito Santo da Silva in May this year. The couple were shot while crossing a bridge in Nova Ipixuna, in the southeast of Pará, in what later transpired to be part of a spate of assassination of Amazonian activists.

Brothers José Rodrigues Moreira and Lindonjonson Silva Rocha were arrested some . . .

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