Featured Article: Yanomami Mothers Plead for Their Babies’ Bodies

The indignity to which indigenous are subjected during the Covid-19 pandemic has opened a new and dreadful chapter of violation of indigenous peoples' rights by the Brazilian government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three women are experiencing a horror for which a name must be devised. They are Sanöma, a Yanomami group, and their village, Auaris, is located in what the whites call Roraima, on the border between Brazil and Venezuela. They don't understand the concept of borders, for them land is only one - and there are no fences. They do not speak Portuguese, they speak their own language.

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