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To mark UN Indigenous Day on 9 August, Survival International reveals five tribal peoples who have been victims of genocide during the 20th century and warns of a potential genocide in the 21st.
The survivors of a South American tribe which was decimated during the 1950s and 60s are taking Paraguay’s government to court over the genocide they suffered.
A Brazilian rancher has rebuffed the Ayoreo’s plea to stop destroying their forest, the last refuge of their uncontacted relatives.
Paraguay has quietly granted cattle ranchers a license to bulldoze a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve which is also the last refuge of uncontacted Ayoreo Indians.
An Ayoreo-Totobiegosode man forced out of his Paraguay forest home in the name of ‘progress’, has died from a lung disease, says Survival International.
Forest inhabited by uncontacted Indians in Paraguay is being destroyed to make way for cattle destined for the European market.
Shareholders in Grupo San José have been urged to disinvest as satellite images show its subsidiary is involved in destruction of land inhabited by uncontacted Indians.
Brazilian beef barons are holding Paraguay’s government to ransom over land inhabited by uncontacted tribes, says Survival International.
Almost 9,000 hectares of ancestral land has been returned to Enxet Indians in Paraguay, more than a decade after their campaign to reclaim it began.
UN officials have been warned of the imminent threat to the lives of Paraguay’s last remaining uncontacted tribe.