Amazon Nun Killer Released in Brazil: Daily

By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The Supremo Tribunal Federal (Supreme Court, STF) released an Amazon rancher Regivaldo Galvão, sometimes known as "Taradao," who was found guilty by a jury and sentenced to thirty years of prison in May 2010 for his involvement in the February 2005 death of Sister Dorothy Stang, a nun and rainforest activist in Anapu, Pará.

Galvão is currently appealing against the conviction, and Minister Marco Aurélio Mello of the STF decided that he should maintain his freedom until the final appeal is heard.

"I am innocent and have nothing . . .

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