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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.
India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills.
Survival International has obtained detailed plans for the forced relocation of Bushmen by a local council in western Botswana, despite a High Court ruling prohibiting eviction.
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 Peruvian government has confirmed that uncontacted Indians are living inside an area being drilled by oil company Pacific Rubiales.
At least three ministers have resigned in Peru, amidst increasing pressure to approve a controversial gas project in the Amazon.
In a landmark judgment, an Australian mining company has been fined for desecrating an Aboriginal sacred site.
Mining giant Vedanta Resources has been humiliated ahead of its AGM after tribal villages in India voted against its plans to build a bauxite mine on their sacred mountain.
Botswana’s government has prevented a UK lawyer from entering the country to represent Kalahari Bushmen in a High Court hearing about the tribe’s access to their ancestral land.
A delegation of Ye’kuana and Sanema Indians have travelled to Venezuela’s capital to express their fears about the devastating effects mining is having on their land.