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A Guarani man in his twenties has died of his wounds following a violent attack, allegedly by gunmen employed by Brazilian cattle ranchers.
Survival International has received reports that truckloads of armed men are violently driving Brazil’s Guarani from their land
Substantial information on torture and human rights abuses was passed to the Brazilian Attorney General at a ceremony in São Paulo this week.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev Dr Olav Tveit Fykse, arrived on 14 June in São Paulo, Brazil for a six-day visit.
Records of brutal torture and repression suffered under two decades of Brazilian military rule will be returned to the South American country today.
Survival International has warned on the eve of World Health Day that uncontacted tribes face massive population loss if their land is not protected.
The trial of three men accused of murdering renowned Guarani Indian leader Marcos Veron is to resume on 21 February in São Paulo, Brazil.
A report reveals that the home of the nomadic Awá tribe suffered more deforestation than any other indigenous territory in the Amazon in 2009.
Fifteen per cent of the recently contacted Korubo Indians in Brazil have died since the year 2000, as a result of inadequate health care.
Catholic Bishop Erwin Kräutler has accepted the Right Livelihood Award, known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”, for his work defending the rights of Brazilian tribes.