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Brazil: protestors call on president to uphold indigenous rights

Survival International, 07/01/2013

As demonstrators continue to flood Brazil’s streets, Brazilian Indians have joined protestors in calling for an end to the onslaught on indigenous rights by the government.  73 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Massacre of Yanomami Feared in Venezuela Village of 80 people was firebombed from the air, say activists, by illegal gold miners based in neighbouring Brazil

A massacre of up to 80 Yanomami Indians has taken place in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas, according to claims emerging from the region, prompting the government to send in investigators. 230 more words

Where The Fight Stands

New uncontacted pictures validate Brazil’s Yanomami territory 20 years on

Survival International, 11/22/2011

Survival has released new pictures of an uncontacted Yanomamivillage in Brazil, 20 years after one of its crucial campaigns created the biggest forested indigenous territory in the world. 53 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

The high price of gold: death and destruction in Amazon mineral rush

Tom Phillips – The Guardian, 09/26/2011

Elton Thompson was out drinking when he was bludgeoned to death by a miner called Frank. He was 14. 145 more words

Trade, Economy And Development