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Brazilian police charge man in murder of American nun

Date : 21st February 2005, Source : ENS



BRASILIA, Brazil, February 21, 2005 (ENS) - Police Sunday charged a man with conspiracy to murder U.S. Catholic nun Sister Dorothy Stang, who worked for more than 20 years to defend the Amazon rainforest and its poorest inhabitants from wealthy ranchers and loggers. The federal government moved to strengthen control over the lawless region where she died and to set aside more than one million acres in a national park.

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