Funeral held for journalist Dom Phillips killed in Brazil’s Amazon

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A funeral has been held for British journalist Dom Phillips, who was murdered in the Brazilian Amazon this month, along with a leading expert in local cultures.

Phillips and Bruno Pereira were shot dead while on a research trip, in a part of the rainforest where tribes are in conflict with illegal fishermen.

Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Rio de Janeiro.

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Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.

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American-Brazilian Journalist, based in Rio de Janeiro, covering Brazil for Aljazeera English. Previously worked in over 30 countries, covering world events. – Source @MonikaKiev Twitter Bio

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