Organized crime in the remote Javari valley region of the Amazon is rampant. Drug trafficking, illegal fishing, mining and logging now go by almost unchecked, making it a frontline in the war on nature. It is this violence that cost journalist Dom Phillips and Indigeneous activist Bruno Pereira their lives. The Guardian’s Oliver Laughland travels to the small riverside town of Atalaia do Norte, to retrace part of the journey Dom and Bruno took before they were killed.

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