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Brazil: Killers of community leader must be brought to justice

Headline Title:  Brazil: Killers of community leader must be brought to justice 30 October 2014 The fourth anniversary of the killing of an outspoken community leader in Maranhão state must be a wake-up call to the Brazilian government to urgently address increasing violence in the region, said Amnesty International today.Flaviano Pinto Neto, leader of the Charco community in north-east Brazil, was shot dead on 30 October 2010. In April 2011, four people were charged with the killing but have not yet been brought to trial.“This shocking case is emblematic of the serious injustices…

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