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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.
Brazil’s authorities have ignored an urgent deadline by a federal judge to evict all invaders from the heartland of Earth’s most threatened tribe by the end of March.
A team of indigenous Maori journalists from New Zealand has visited the Guarani Indians of Brazil to investigate their plight.
A Central Committee member of the World Council of Churches, a Methodist lecturer, has joined up with Brazil’s National Truth Commission.
Earth’s most threatened tribe has sent an urgent appeal to Brazil’s government to evict invaders from their forest.
Christian Aid has condemned the fatal shooting of Brazilian landless rights leader Cicero Guedes, who has worked tirelessly for Brazil's poor.