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The Yanomami are dying of malaria and malnutrition. Is it genocide?

Brazil's Supreme Court has launched an investigation into the Bolsonaro administration's response to the Indigenous group's pleas for help.
An Amazon defender stands up for her land and her people

An Amazon defender stands up for her land and her people

Amazon Indigenous leader Juma Xipaia has fought against massive dam projects and the incursion of illegal loggers and miners onto her community’s lands. She explains why what’s at stake is the survival of her people and their millennia-old way of life.

Bolsonaro evades genocide blame

Bolsonaro evades genocide blame amid Indigenous deaths by invaders, COVID-19

A Senate inquiry nevertheless accuses Bolsonaro of crimes against humanity, saying he took advantage of the pandemic to harm traditional communities.

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Indigenous people protest land restrictions in Brazil

With feather headdresses and body paint, thousands of indigenous demonstrators camped out in Brasilia to protest President Jair Bolsonaro's policies and an initiative that could take away their ancestral lands.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro investigating Indigenous people
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro vowed to work with Indigenous people. Now he’s investigating them

At least two top Indigenous leaders in Brazil, Sônia Guajajara and Almir Suruí, were recently summoned for questioning by the federal police over allegations of slander against the government of President Jair Bolsonaro.
Cambodian land grab victims seek int’l justice
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‘What other country would do this to its people?’ Cambodian land grab victims seek int’l justice

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) in 2014 estimated that at least 770,000 people had been affected by land grabs that cover some 4 million hectares of land.

Brazilians impacted by mining call genocide
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Brazilians impacted by mining assert: ‘Genocide legalized by the state’

Toxic legacy of mining firms — Norwegian-Japanese Albrás, Brazil’s Vale, Norway’s Norsk Hydro, and France’s Imerys Rio Capim Caulim — wreak havoc on livelihoods and health in Amazon communities: Critics.
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