Dorothy Stang Quote


Dorothy Stang
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As reported in: The Ecologist, Volume 35 (2005); and also in: Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, Part 1 (U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), p. 673
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I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment.  - Dorothy Stang
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Dorothy Stang
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As quoted in "Planet savers: 301 extraordinary environmentalists" (Greenleaf, 2008), p. 303
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Born: July 7, 1931

Died: February 12, 2005 (aged 73)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Clergyman

Bio: Sister Dorothy Mae Stang was an American-born, Brazilian member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. She was murdered in Anapu, a city in the state of Pará, in the Amazon Basin of Brazil. Stang had been outspoken in her efforts on behalf of the poor and the environment, and had previously received death threats from loggers and land owners.

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