Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery, RIP

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This 2013 video from Israel says about itself:

Turning points in Uri Avnery’s life – Produced for his 90th birthday event

From the Gush Shalom peace movement in Israel today:

Avnery’s opponents will ultimately have to follow in his footsteps

Gush Shalom grieves and mourns the passing of its founder, Uri Avnery. Until the last moment he continued on the way he had traveled all his life. On Saturday, two weeks ago, he collapsed in his home when he was about to leave for the Rabin Square and attend a demonstration against the “Nation State Law”, a few hours after he wrote a sharp article against that law.

Avnery devoted himself entirely to the struggle to achieve peace between the state of Israel and the Palestinian people in their independent state, as well as between Israel and the Arab and Muslim World. He did not get to the…

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Native Brazilian murdered by anti-environmentalists

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This video says about itself:

A defender of Brazilian Amazon Has Been Murdered

20 August 2018

Indigenous leaderJorginho Guajajara has been murdered for defending the forest in the Brazil Amazon.

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Indigenous Environmental Defender killed as logging mafia targets tribe

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The Guardians of the Amazon recently destroyed a logging truck they discovered in their territory.

The Guardians of the Amazon recently destroyed a logging truck they discovered in their territory.© Guardians of the Amazon

shared with thanks from Survival International   A leader of an Amazon tribe acclaimed for its environmental defenders has been killed, the latest in a series of deaths among the tribe.Image result for guardians of the amazon

The body of Jorginho Guajajara was found near a river in the Brazilian state of Maranhão. He was a leader of the Guajajara people, acclaimed internationally for their work as the ‘Guardians of the Amazon’ in the most threatened region in the entire Amazon.

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