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Earth’s ‘most threatened tribe’ has made a desperate appeal for the Brazilian government to halt the illegal logging that is ravaging its territory.
The Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe Indians of Brazil are celebrating a Supreme Court decision to allow them to live undisturbed on their land.
A campaign to save one of the world’s most threatened tribes has generated more than 10,000 protest emails to the Brazilian government in just three days.
Calls were growing to stop “genocide” inside Brazil’s Amazon, as the UN marked the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination yesterday.
An Australian TV show branding an Amazon tribe as child murderers has been condemned by campaigners against racist depictions of tribal peoples.
Loggers have reportedly invaded the Amazon home of uncontacted Awá Indians in Brazil. One of them has allegedly been "burnt alive".
Churches joined a recent demonstration in Rio de Janeiro's Santa Teresa neighbourhood, protesting neglect of a transport system lifeline for residents.
Survival International reports that masked gunmen in Brazil have executed an Indian religious leader in front of his community.
The Moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches has met with the Brazilian minister for human rights in the capital.
Brazilian Lutheran church leaders have outlined plans for events in 2017 commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.