Six Dozen Guarani ‘Prisoners on Their Own Land’

More than six dozen indigenous people from the Guarani Kaiowá Y’poí in Brazil have effectively been turned into prisoners on their land. According to the Indigenist Missionary Council (Conselho Indigenista Mission, CIMI), four weeks ago a group of gunmen hired by local landowners surrounded the Guarani, who set up a camp in April on a […]

Call on authorities in Brazil to protect the Guarani People

The indigenous Guarani community of Kurussu Ambá is at grave risk of violence and destitution unless the Brazilian government steps in to protect the Guarani and respect their land rights. On March 10 of this year, a local judge in Mato Grosso do Sul ordered the community’s eviction, alleging that they were illegally occupying private […]

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