Brazil: MST leader killed
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 @ 00:15
THE leader of the
Landless Workers' Movement (MST) in Brazil has been shot dead as he
was cycling home.
Cicero Guedes, aged 54,
was killed near a former sugar-plant that members of the MST had
The MST campaigns for
land reform and the rights of landless workers. Activists are
frequently subjected to death threats.