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Brazilian prelate deplores shooting of squatters

January 10, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Neri José Tondello of Juína in Mato Grosso (map) condemned the shooting of squatters by security guards at a politician’s farm; the squatters were among local farmers who demanded land reform. A 38-year-old man died after being shot nine times; nine other squatters were injured (Portuguese-language article).

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