21 July 2012

BRASIL : 18 Arrested In Mato Grosso Indigena Leader's Murder/ Disappearance.


       Federal police have arrested 18 people...including 6 ranchers...in Mato Grosso do Sul...for the murder of Guarani leader Nisio Gomes last November.
      Gomes, 59...led his indigena peoples in retaking land after their eviction by ranchers.
      A reluctant witness testified that Gomes was shot dead and his body was removed.
      It has not been recovered.