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Brazil’s Public Prosecutors have called for the closure of a security firm accused of carrying out brutal attacks on Guarani communities and of killing at least two of their leaders.
Survivors of a massacre in which sixteen Yanomami Indians were killed by illegal gold-miners 20 years ago have spoken out as miners continue to invade their land.
The 37th edition of the book Brasil: Nunca Mais is an important record of a time marked by the imprisonment of more than 50,000 Brazilian during the military rule.
A new website documenting human rights violations perpetrated by former military dictatorship in Brazil has been launched in Sao Paulo.
Brazilian Indians have joined protestors in calling for an end to the onslaught on indigenous rights by the government.
A Guarani Indian man was killed on 12 June in southern Brazil, reportedly by gunmen working for the cattle ranchers who have occupied his community’s land.
Brazil’s head of indigenous affairs has resigned, citing ill health. Her resignation follows the police killing of a Terena Indian and moves against indigenous rights.
The Brazilian authorities have evicted Indians from the Belo Monte dam site, where they were protesting for their land rights.
The Brazilian authorities have begun an operation to remove eleven illegal ranches from the Yanomami territory in Brazil, and return the land to the Indians
An official submssion from Survival International calls on the IACHR to hold Brazil’s government accountable for failing to remove illegal invaders from Awá land.