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Historia Publication logo Mayo 30, 2022

Inspection Comes Only Two Weeks After the Attack in Anapu, in Pará (Portuguese)

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In Anapu, Brazil, people are being murdered for land.

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This excerpt was translated from Portuguese. To watch a video of the original story, visit Jornalismo TV Cultura. Our Rainforest Journalism Fund website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.


The attack happened in lot 96, in Anapu, southwest of Pará. Armed men set fire to farmers' houses, where about 54 families live.


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According to the residents, the men said they were carrying out a repossession suit. They have been suspended by the STF.

Because of the complaints, the judge of the agrarian court of Altamira, the Public Defender's Office, and the Federal Public Ministry went to plot 96 to hear the victims.

Video by Jornalismo TV Cultura. Brazil, 2022.