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Brazil: Pesticide Poisonings in Rural Areas

Ordinary Brazilians Suffer Health Effects, Retaliation for Speaking Out

Friday 20 July 2018

(São Paulo, July 20, 2018) – Rural residents are being poisoned in Brazil from pesticides sprayed near their homes, schools, and workplaces, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Many rural communities fear reprisals from wealthy and politically powerful farmers if they denounce such poisonings or advocate more protective laws and regulations.

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