Monthly Archives: October 2019

Angel of the Amazon: Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN

Dorothy persistently pressured the government to do its job of defending the rights of the people.  She never lost hope.   Dorothy was targeted and received death threats, but she never gave up.  On 12 February 2005, as she walked along a muddy Amazon jungle road attempting to halt illegal logging where landsharks had interests but no legal rights, she was shot and killed by a hired gunman. Continue reading