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Paraguay: Celebrations as law will return ancestral land to indigenous community after two decades of destitution

Headline Title:  Paraguay: Celebrations as law will return ancestral land to indigenous community after two 11 June 2014 The law signed today by the President of Paraguay that enables the Sawhoyamaxa to return to their ancestral land is a triumph for an indigenous community that has been fighting for its rights for more than 20 years, said Amnesty International. Earlier today, President Horacio Cartes enacted a law passed by the National Congress in May allowing the State to expropriate more than 14,000 hectares and return it to the Sawhoyamaxa community while compensating the current…

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