JOSE CLAUDIO RIBEIRO DA SILVA     3 Articles

Suspects Arrested for Murders of Rainforest Activists

by lindastcyr

In May José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva was shot along with his wife Maria do Espírito Santo in what appears to have been an ambush near their home in Nova

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UPDATE: Brazil’s Elite Police Force Dispatched To Help Environmental Activists

by Ali Garfinkel

Last week, it was reported that three of Brazil’s most notable anti-logging activists were targeted for murder by hired gunmen — the deaths of Jose Claudio Ribeiro da Silva, his wife

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A Third Environmental Activist Shot and Killed in Brazil

by Ali Garfinkel

Adelino Ramos, a rural activist protecting the dwindling land of the Amazon, was murdered this Friday in Porto Velho, the capital of Rondonia, Brazil. He’s the third reported activist that

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