EU Accused of Bearing Responsibility in Illegal Amazon Deforestation

Under attack as never before due to the new administration’s policies, the indigenous peoples are expected to report a growing trend of violence, as well as illegal invasions of communities and territories by emboldened loggers, miners, and poachers.

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least 2,500 indigenous people from the five regions of Brazil and representing more than 100 tribes are expected to gather in Brasília at the end of the month for the annual event Terra Livre.

The two-day event, which starts on April 24th, will be an opportunity for them to protest a series of measures reversing thirty years of progress in advancing the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?