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  • [01/02/2016] Nahun Alberto Morazan Sagastume

    Honduras

    In February 2016, Nahún Alberto Morazán Sagastume, a 25-year-old member of the Tolupan tribe in Honduras, was killed in his place of residence along with four other members of his family. Nahún Alberto was originally from Tela, northern Honduras, and...

  • [13/12/2016] Soe Moe Tun

    Myanmar

    On 13 December 2016, journalist Soe Moe Tun was beaten to death by unknown attackers near Monywa golf course in Monywa, Sagaing region, Myanmar. He was a journalist with Daily Eleven newspaper. Soe Moe Tun was known for his investigative work on...

  • [06/05/2016] Datu Mansulbadan

    Philippines

    On 6 May 2016, 64-year-old Talaandig indigenous leader Datu Mansulbadan Lalinan was shot dead in the remote area of Katigbaw, Talacogon, in Agusan del Sur province, on Mindanao island, in the Philippines. Datu Mansulbadan had been the political,...

  • [18/11/2016] Didier Losada Barreto [El Platanillo Community Action Board]

    Colombia

    On the night of Friday 18 November 2016, two hooded men burst into Didier Losada Barreto’s house in the village of Platanillo, in the municipality of La Uribe (Meta), and shot him dead at close range in front of his wife and children. Didier, also...

  • [31/01/2016] Ruan Hildebran Aguiar

    Brazil

    Ruan Hildebrandt Aguiar, 18, was last seen on January 31, 2016. Ruan was a member of the League of Poor Peasants and lived in the settlement “Terra Nossa” whose members were occupying the Tucumã farm in Cujubim – Rondônia. In January 2016, the landless...

  • [27/09/2016] Sebastião Pereira dos Santos [LCP]

    Brazil

    On the 27th of September 2016, Sebastião Pereira dos Santos was victim of an attack at his doorstep, in the municipality of Vale do Paraíso. The farmer was shot six times and although he was assisted and taken to a hospital unit in Ji-Paraná, ended up...

  • [16/06/2016] Valdomiro Lopes de Lorena

    Brazil

    On June 16, 2016, 56-year old Valdomiro Lopes de Lorena, popularly known as Tié-Tié, was shot dead by two gun men in the District of Paranorte, near the municipality of Juara, State of Mato Grosso. Valdomiro was a member of the Movimento dos Sem-Terra ...

  • [31/01/2016] Alysson Henrique de Sá Lopes

    Brazil

    Allyson Henrique de Sá Lopes, also known as Bá, 23, was shot dead on January 31, 2016. Allyson was a member of the League of Poor Peasants and lived in the settlement “Terra Nossa” whose members were occupying the Tucumã farm in Cujubim – Rondônia. In...

  • [07/06/2016] Fernando Gamela

    Brazil

    On June 7, 2016, 22-year old Fernando Gamela was murdered with three gunshots in the Taquaritiua community, in the city of Viana, State of Maranhão. Fernando was a member of the Gamela people who fights for the recognition of their territory in the...

  • [16/08/2016] Luciano Ferreira de Andrade

    Brazil

    On August 18 2016, , Luciano Ferreira de Andrade was shot dead as he was coming out of a bank in the city center of Mirante da Serra, Rondônia, Brazil. He lost his life on the crime site. Luciano, 41 years old, was a member of Grupo Gedeão and was...

  • [22/05/2016] Cleidiane Alves Teodoro

    Brazil

    On May 22, 2016, the bodies of the couple Luiz Carlos da Silva and Cleidiane Alves Teodoro were found floating on the Candeira River, in the Vale do Jamari region, in Buritis, Rondônia. The victims were stabbed and head shot. According to the League of...

  • [09/05/2016] Geraldo de Campos Bandeira [LCP]

    Brazil

    Geraldo de Campos Bandeira, a peasant member of the League of Poor Peasants (Liga dos Camponeses Pobres – LCP) was shot dead on May 09, 2016. LCP is a social movement that organizes landless rural workers in the struggle for agrarian reform and for the...

  • [22/05/2016] Luiz Carlos da Silva

    Brazil

    On May 22, 2016, the bodies of the couple Luiz Carlos da Silva and Cleidiane Alves Teodoro were found floating on the Candeira River, in the Vale do Jamari region, in Buritis, Rondônia. The victims were stabbed and head shot. According to the League of...

  • [02/06/2016] Jaison Caique Sampaio

    Brazil

    On the morning of 02 June, 2016, Jaison Caique Sampaio, a 23-year-old man, was shot dead in Trindade, Paraty, on the Green Coast of Rio de Janeiro. Jaison was at his house when he got shot on the neck, back and leg. The killing took place in the...

  • [29/07/2016] Evaristo Dagua Troches

    Colombia

    Evaristo Dagua Troches, a 64 year old peasant farmer, was assassinated in northern Cauca on 29 July. He was a one of the founding members of the Association of Peasant Farmers of the Peasant Farmer Reserve Zone in Corinto and a member of the local...

  • [01/01/2016] Diego Alfredo Chirán Nastacuas

    Colombia

    Diego Alfredo Chirán Nastacuas was an AWA indigenous community member. Diego was tortured to death by unknown assailants. He worked for the consolidation of the resistance and the the politic process. In addition, He worked as indigenous leader in his...

  • [01/03/2017] Ricardo Monlui Cabrera

    Mexico

    Ricardo Monlui addressed the issues surrounding sugarcane in his writing. He served as director of the printed El Político, and owner of the digital portal elpolitico.com.mx, as well as president of the Association of Journalists and Reporters of...

  • [10/04/2017] Mateo Tzip Xo [Consejo Communitario de Desarrollo]

    Guatemala

    According to media reports, on the morning of Tuesday, 11 April, 46 year old community leader Mateo Tzip Xo, died in hospital from injuries received when he was brutally attacked by several armed men. Mateo was shot in the head, when he and a friend,...

  • [12/07/2016] Senon Nacaytuna [Inalsahan Indigenous Peoples Organisation]

    Philippines

    Remar Mayantao, a member of the Inalsahan Indigenous Peoples Organisation, was shot and killed on 12 July 2016 by security personnel in Sitio Inalsahan, Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, in the Philippines. Two others members of the Organisation, Rogen...

  • [12/07/2016] Rogen Suminao [Inalsahan Indigenous Peoples Organisation]

    Philippines

    Remar Mayantao, a member of the Inalsahan Indigenous Peoples Organisation, was shot and killed on 12 July 2016 by security personnel in Sitio Inalsahan, Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, in the Philippines. Two others members of the Organisation, Rogen...

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