The Guardian view on Bruno and Dom's legacy: defend nature's defenders | Editorial
One year after Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips were killed in the Amazon, their work explaining what is happening there goes onThe decision by Brazilian police to charge two more men with the murders of Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips, in the Javari valley region of the Amazon, brings the possibility of justice one step closer. To the three fishers already in custody for the shootings, which took place one year ago, have been added the alleged leader of a transnational illegal fishing network, Ruben Dario da Silva Villar, nicknamed Colombia (where he also has citizenship). A fourth fisher, Jânio Freitas de Souza, is alleged to have been one of Silva Villar's henchmen on the Itaquaí river, where the killings took place.For friends and supporters of the two men's work defending the Amazon and its Indigenous inhabitants, the investigation's progress offers some relief. If such acts of violence go unpunished, criminal organisations that wield power in the Amazon will be further emboldened in their use. But even if convictions are secured, this will be the exception and not the rule when it comes to attacks on environmental defenders - defined by the United Nations as people who strive to protect human rights relating to nature. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/jun/05/the-guardian-view-on-bruno-and-doms-legacy-defend-natures-defenders
Zdroj: The Guardian
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