Brazil

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Amazon wild west: where drugs, fish and logging are big money but life is cheap
Illegal businesses form an interlocking web in the Brazilian remote region where Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira were killed, threatening Indigenous communities and local ecology

Oliver Laughland and Roberto Kaz on the Itaquaí River

01, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Killing, outrage … impunity: can the Amazon break its cycle of violence?
Before the deaths of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira, Chico Mendes’ murder in 1988 and Dorothy Stang’s assassination in 2005 shook Brazil

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

29, Jun, 2022 @9:15 AM

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Murdered British journalist Dom Phillips laid to rest in Brazil
My brother was killed because he tried to tell the world what was happening to the rainforest, says Sian Phillips

Tom Phillips and Andrew Downie in Niterói

26, Jun, 2022 @4:19 PM

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Brazilian police investigate potential ordered killing of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira
Atalaia do Norte chief says ‘very important testimony’ heard after starting new line of inquiry

Oliver Laughland in Atalaia do Norte

24, Jun, 2022 @8:04 PM

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Banks and UK supermarkets accused of backing deforestation in Brazil
By funding and stocking products from Brazilian meat giant JBS, firms have also supported land-grabbing, investigation claims

Sophie Kevany

24, Jun, 2022 @6:05 PM

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Bruno Pereira buried in his home state after ceremony led by Indigenous tribes
Funeral held in Pernambuco of Indigenous expert who was killed in Amazon region with journalist Dom Phillips

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

24, Jun, 2022 @3:50 PM

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Dom Phillips obituary
Brazil-based UK journalist and author who championed the role of Indigenous people in saving the Amazon

Jonathan Watts

24, Jun, 2022 @2:40 PM

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Calls for justice amid fears inquiry into killings of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira stalling
Three men are in custody and more arrests are planned, but the suspected murder weapon has not been found

Oliver Laughland and Roberto Kaz in Atalaia do Norte

23, Jun, 2022 @11:31 PM

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Dom Phillips was ‘collateral damage’ in drunken ambush, claims Brazil vice-president
Hamilton Mourão’s claim sparked anger from Indigenous communities who believe organised crime was involved

Andrew Downie in São Paulo, Oliver Laughland and Roberto Kaz in Atalaia do Norte

21, Jun, 2022 @7:51 PM

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‘We all demand justice’: the unsolved murder of the man Bruno Pereira mentored
The deaths of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira echo that of Maxciel Pereira dos Santos, the Indigenous protection agent killed in cold blood three years ago

Oliver Laughland and Roberto Kaz in Tabatinga, Amazonas

21, Jun, 2022 @11:46 AM

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Police recover boat used by Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira
Boat found near bank of Itaquaí River in Brazilian state of Amazonas to be sent for forensic examination, police say

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

20, Jun, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Brazil police identify five more people linked to killings of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira
Officers have already arrested three people, one of whom confessed to killing British journalist and indigenous advocate

Andrew Downie in São Paulo, Oliver Laughland and Roberto Kaz in Atalaia do Norte

19, Jun, 2022 @6:29 PM

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