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Brazil: Remove Miners from Indigenous Amazon Territory

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Building that houses the Munduruku Wakoborun Women’s Association in the Jacareacanga municipality, state of Pará, damaged on March, 25, 2021. © Archive MPF/PA. (São Paulo, April 12, 2021) – Brazilian federal authorities should immediately remove miners who have unlawfully entered the Munduruku Indigenous territory in the Amazon rainforest, Human Rights Watch said today. Munduruku Indigenous people in the Tapajós basin – an epicenter of illegal gold mining in the Amazon rainforest – in southwestern Pará state have reported increasing encroachments upon their lands…


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