In Memoriam: They gave their lives for the Amazonian forest and the Peoples of the Forest: Chico Mendes and Dorothy Stang.
By Frei Betto and Michael Löwy
Belem World Forum
|Chico Mendes with his children, 1988|
Inspired, each in his own way, by their religious faith, they struggled, to the last consequences, for the cause of the oppressed and the exploited, which is, at the same time, inseparably, the cause of nature, of the forest, of life.
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