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Indigenous Religious Leader Murdered in Front of His Tribe in Brazil


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Cal
- 1119 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Amnesty International has called for an independent investigation of the murder of Nísio Gomes. A religious leader of the Guarani tribe, Gomes was executed by masked gunmen in front of his community



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Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 7:42 am
and the government does nothing?
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 8:56 am
This is SO disheartening! I'm with Victoria....where is the government? Every resource they have should be directed toward finding the men who killed this innocent fellow!
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 4:02 pm
sadly noted, thanks Cal
 

Frank S. (461)
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 5:32 pm
Well said Dany!
 

M Away M. (461)
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 5:48 pm
Extremely sadly noted and no words...Dany, said it all!
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 6:33 pm
What does it matter that indigenous people are murdered and the Government does nothing? The Government will not stand in the way of the greedy money hungry corporations that want the rights to these lands that have been looked after by native peoples for aeons.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 6:57 am
Sadly noted.
 

CV M. (0)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 8:27 am
Signed and noted
 

Kristen H. (25)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 9:11 am
More economic terrorism...
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 10:21 am
Corporatism is:

Guided by Greed
Handled with Hypocracy
Bought by Bigots

Save yourselves!
Stop the machine...
Will this man die in vain?
 

Les L. (16)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 1:57 pm
sadly noted...and so true...thanks Cal
 

Kimberly W. (0)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 2:11 pm
How is this any different than what happened to the American Indians?
 

Debbie G. (311)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 3:40 pm
How outrageous? And, I agree with Kimberly, another injustice done to indigenous people, such as which was done to American Indians.
 

Rodney P. (3)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 4:17 pm
Indescribably sad. Government sanctioned murder. Where is the International Human Rights Commission?
 

Bonnie B. (103)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 5:02 pm
Sadly noted and shared, thanks for letting us know, Cal. Can we even hope that the people doing this will be brought to justice. I'll hope some petitions will follow.
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Wednesday November 30, 2011, 9:09 pm
Thanks.
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Thursday December 1, 2011, 1:39 am
we are becoming worst then animals very sad state of affair
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 1, 2011, 5:02 am
Noted with sadness
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday December 1, 2011, 8:45 am
Very disturbing.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 1, 2011, 12:40 pm
f is non-negotiable. Their are several scenarios proposed by spiritual adepts.
He will experience this violence and injustice himself in a future lifetime as either an animal victim or fair-minded human who is attacked by some lesser being.
The man he killed did the same to him in a previous incarnation.
The spirit must go to another realm until it has learned not to commit acts of hatred and harm.
This same scenario has been repeated numerous times already, and neither the murderer nor the just-minded have learned to overcome this relationship.
Our minds are much stronger than our thoughts, our addictions, our impulses. We can use our free-will to overcome these propensities. From the moment the human race decides to meditate within the 3rd eye, and eat vegetarian, these events will decrease dramatically.
 

Wild Thang (9)
Thursday December 1, 2011, 3:53 pm
Indigenous people should be protected by the UN as International Cultural Treasures otherwise just like our Native Americans they are pushed out of the way any time new resources are located in their domain that can be used for the powerful dominating culture to profit from.
 
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