Sister of journalist missing in Amazon makes plea

Sian Phillips, sister of the missing journalist Dom Phillips, has called on Brazilian authorities to do more to find her brother. Source: Reuters / @paulsherwood6

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SIAN PHILLIPS: My brother, Dom, has been living in Brazil with his Brazilian wife. He loves the country and cares deeply about the Amazon and the people there. We knew it was a dangerous place, but Don really believed it's possible to safeguard the nature and the livelihood of the Indigenous people.

He is a talented journalist and was researching a book, when he disappeared yesterday. We are really worried about him, and urge the authorities in Brazil to do all they can to search the routes he was following. If anyone can help scale up resources available for the search, that would be great, because time is crucial.

Here in the UK, my other brother and I are desperately worried. We love our brother, and want him and his Brazilian guide, Bruno Pereira, found. Every minute counts.

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