Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips are honored by the Chamber

Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips are honored by the Chamber

The indigenist Bruno Pereira and the British journalist Dom Phillips – murdered in June of this year in the Javari Valley, in the Amazon – were honored today (7), in Brasília, with the Legislative Merit Medal, granted by the Chamber of Deputies.Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips are honored by the Chamber

In a solemn session in the plenary of the House, they were represented by their wives, the anthropologist Clarisse Jabour and Alessandra Farias Sampaio, respectively. “The legacy of the two in defense of the original peoples and the Amazon will never be forgotten”, said deputy Reginaldo Lopes (PT-MG) on his Twitter account.

Another 29 medals were given to people or entities. Among those awarded are also the First Lady, Michelle Bolsonaro, the Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, Father Júlio Lancellotti, jurist Ives Gandra Martins and General Carlos Alberto Santa Cruz.

the medal

Created in 1983, the Legislative Merit Medal is conferred by the Board of Directors of the Chamber to award authorities, personalities, institutions or entities, campaigns, programs or movements of a social, civil or military nature, national or foreign, who have rendered relevant services to the Legislative Power. or to Brazil.

Find out who were awarded the 2022 Legislative Merit Medal:

National Land Transport Agency (ANTT)

Alessandro Rodrigo Paschoal – Bishop of the Universal Church

Álvaro Alén Sanches – president of the Assembly of God Mission to the Peoples, in Uberlândia

Antonio Eduardo Gonçalves de Rueda – vice president of União Brasil

Brazilian Airlines Association (Abear)

Free Association

Bruno da Cunha Araújo Pereira – Indigenist and Funai career server

Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz – General of the Brazilian Army

Carlos Roberto Martins Rodrigues Sobrinho – Physician and professor at the Federal University of Ceará (UFCE)

Dom Jacinto Inácio Flach – Diocesan Bishop of Criciúma

Dom Walmor Oliveira de Azevedo – Metropolitan Archbishop of Belo Horizonte and President of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB)

Dominic Mark Phillips (Dom Phillips) – British journalist

Eduardo Barbosa – Federal Deputy (PSDB-MG)

Francisco Lopes da Silva (Chico Lopes) – Former federal deputy

Santa Maria Hospital and Maternity (Medianeiras da Paz Social Institute)

World Mission Society Church of God

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