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UN expert raises alarm as Brazilian Indians fight “genocide”

UN expert raises alarm as Brazilian Indians fight “genocide” 27 September

A UN expert has warned that the Brazilian government is failing to protect the country’s indigenous peoples.

Two killed in violent eviction from 'shoot on sight' national park

Two killed in violent eviction from ‘shoot on sight’ national park 23 September

Families brutally evicted and protestors shot in notorious Kaziranga National Park

 
Survival complains to OFCOM over "racist" Channel 4 News piece

Survival complains to OFCOM over “racist” Channel 4 News piece 22 September

Complaint against biased report into infanticide among Brazilian tribes submitted to British broadcasting regulator

 
Victory! Canadian oil company pulls out of Matsés territory

Victory! Canadian oil company pulls out of Matsés territory 16 September

Pacific E&P cancels its contract to explore for oil in the face of stiff opposition from the Matsés Indians

 
Survival International announces nominees for “Racist of the Year” award

Survival International announces nominees for “Racist of the Year” award 15 September

Nominations announced for notorious annual award given to challenge racism towards tribal people

 
Paraguay: Government defies order to protect uncontacted tribe

Paraguay: Government defies order to protect uncontacted tribe 13 September

Government fails to act to halt deforestation of Chaco or protect uncontacted tribe despite orders from Inter-American commission

 
Amazon Indians take one look at “us” – and head back into the forest

Amazon Indians take one look at “us” – and head back into the forest 8 September

Two women first contacted in 2014 decide to return to voluntary isolation in Amazon

 
Paralympics: Outrage as Rio 2016 organizers accuse tribal people of “infanticide, sexual abuse, rape, slavery and torture”

Paralympics: Outrage as Rio 2016 organizers accuse tribal people of “infanticide, sexual abuse, rape, slavery and torture” 7 September

Games organizers make series of prejudicial assumptions about tribal people in official press release

 

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Victory! Canadian oil company pulls out of Matsés territory

Victory! Canadian oil company pulls out of Matsés territory

Pacific E&P cancels its contract to explore for oil in the face of stiff opposition from the Matsés Indians

 
 

In their words

If I meet one of the uncontacted Awá in the forest I’ll say, don’t leave! Stay in the forest… There’s nothing on the outside for you.”
Wamaxua

 

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