Human rights and environmental defenders challenging Anglo American’s Minas Rio project in Brazil have received threats, including death threats, from people who support the project. The Serviço Interfranciscano de Justiça, Paz e Ecologia and Franciscans International have requested the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders to transmit an urgent appeal to the Government of Brazil to protect their life and physical integrity. Read more here: submission_Brazil_FI_SINFRAJUPE