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Attack on Pataxó Hãhãhãi Indigenous leaders must be investigated

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In January, two leaders of the Indigenous Pataxó Hãhãhãi community of Bahia State in Brazil were brutally attacked by a militia calling for a ‘repossession’ of their land, as police officers allegedly watched.

Brazil’s Indigenous groups demand a voice in new soybean railway project

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The Ferrogrão railway project has been met with resistance from Indigenous peoples who will be impacted by the socio-environmental risks associated with the project.

The fight for land rights in Brazil’s northeast

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Itamar Vieira Júnior's multi award-winning novel gives a voice to silenced Black, Indigenous and Quilombola communities who have fought for their land rights for hundreds of years.

Signs of hope for the Munduruku

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Two important advances for the Munduruku Indians in the Brazilian Amazon in recent days suggest that they could pull off an extraordinary victory.

Brazilian Amazon: Land colonization: ‘grandes vs pequenos’

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A rare insight into the social structure, class divisions and psychology of colonist communities

Brazil’s environment is under stress

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With forest fires in the Amazon and a terrible dam burst in Minas Gerais, Brazil is paying the cost of its failure to regulate properly human activities

Brazil — rural conflict growing

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Though the media in Brazil pays little attention to it, rural violence against indigenous and landless workers is on the increase.

Land in Brazil 5: re-thinking the city of São Paulo

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Re-thinking the city of São Paulo

Land in Brazil 4

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Rio de Janeiro has long been celebrated for the way in which the rich in their luxury apartments live cheek by jowl with the poor, crowded into favelas perched on the hillside, but this is all changing.

Land in Brazil 3

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Because of the flurry of anti--indigenous legislation in the Brazilian Congress, Indians have decided that the only way to save their land and their culture is through direct action.

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