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U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice attended the Fridays for Future sit-in on August 23, 2019, to protest the Brazilian Government's war against the Amazon.  President Bolsonaro is, in fact, accused of deliberately letting the Amazon forests burn, in order to permit reusing the land for grazing.  But the Amazon rain forests furnish 20% of the world's oxygen supply…

Below is the lead paragraph from an Italian news agency dispatch on the event.

(ANSA) - ROMA, 23 AGO - Fridays For Future, il movimento dei giovani per il clima ispirato da Greta Thunberg, oggi alle 18 manifesta al Pantheon a Roma e davanti al consolato brasiliano di Milano, per protestare contro il comportamento del governo brasiliano che, secondo il movimento, non fa nulla per contrastare il dilagare degli incendi in Amazzonia.

(ANSA) – ROME, 23 AUG - Fridays For Future, the youth movement against climate change inspired by Greta Thunberg, held a sit-in in Rome, Milan and other cities to protest the government of Brazil which, according to the movement, is doing nothing to stop the spread of wilfires throughout the Amazon. In Rome the sit-in took place before the Pantheon, then moved to the Brazilian embassy in piazza Navona.

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Here are Lucas and Patrick sitting in the crowd
while Paola was wandering around and our award-winning photographer, Gene, was taking the pictures on this page. (Remember to click on them a second time to see the details.)

Patrick explaining how Bolsonaro's plundering of the Amazon is like NATO countries plundering Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan: war is the epitome of destruction for profit. Then a 10-year-old girl from Fridays for Future said it all much better.

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