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Health disaster strikes recently contacted Indians in Brazil

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:31 pm | Survival International

An Indian woman from Earth’s most threatened tribe is fighting for her life after being contacted in Brazil’s north-eastern Amazon rainforest. More >>

One year on: WWF fails to act against abuse of ‘Pygmies'

Friday, 3 April 2015, 10:36 am | Survival International

Baka 'Pygmies' have faced harassment, beatings and torture by anti-poaching squads supported and funded by WWF. Conservation giant World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has failed to take action against the abuse of Baka “Pygmies” and their neighbors ... More >>

Tribal leader targeted for resisting eviction

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 11:23 am | Survival International

A tribal leader in one of India’s tiger reserves is fearing for his safety after a wildlife official urged his community to beat him and drive him out for defending their right to remain on their land. More >>

Tribes call on world leaders to recognize right to hunt

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 6:37 pm | Survival International

Indigenous organizations and thousands of people from around the world have called on delegates attending a major conference on the illegal wildlife trade to recognize tribal peoples’ right to hunt for their survival. More >>

World Wildlife Day: Tribespeople denounce persecution

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 1:15 pm | Survival International

To mark World Wildlife Day on Tuesday, Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, exposes abuses faced by tribal peoples in the name of wildlife “conservation.” More >>

Legal analysis finds tribal peoples persecuted unjustly

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 11:07 am | Survival International

British human rights lawyer Gordon Bennett has issued a damning legal analysis of the negative impacts of wildlife law enforcement on tribal peoples in Botswana, Cameroon and India during a symposium organized by the International Union for the Conservation ... More >>

Conservation’s devastating impact on tribal peoples

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 11:32 am | Survival International

British human rights lawyer Gordon Bennett, a Bushman spokesperson and a Survival International campaigner will host a press conference in Johannesburg to expose the persecution of tribal peoples in the name of “conservation.” More >>

Survival launches worldwide tribal photography contest

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 2:44 pm | Survival International

Following the success of its first-ever photography competition, Survival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – is proud to announce its second worldwide photography contest . More >>

‘Bushmen aren’t forever’ as Kalahari diamonds go on sale

Saturday, 14 February 2015, 10:58 am | Survival International

These maps shows mining concessions on Bushman land inside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in 2014. More >>

Survival slams conservation for violating tribal rights

Friday, 6 February 2015, 1:43 pm | Survival International

Stephen Corry, Director of Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, has slammed conservation for failing to achieve its stated objectives, partly because it routinely violates tribal peoples’ rights. More >>

Uncontacted Amazon Indians ‘surrounded by loggers’

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 12:16 pm | Survival International

Three isolated Awá Indians have made contact with a settled Awá community in Brazil’s north-eastern Amazon rainforest. More >>

Tribespeople illegally evicted from tiger reserve

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 10:02 am | Survival International

Tribal peoples like the Baiga are the best conservationists. But they face eviction from their ancestral homelands in the name of tiger conservation More >>

‘Before They Pass Away’ slammed as ‘patronizing’

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 7:50 am | Survival International

Renowned photographer Timothy Allen has joined tribal people around the world in condemning Jimmy Nelson’s work “Before They Pass Away”, which is due to open at the Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York in February 2015. More >>

Peru: Homes taken by uncontacted Indians, villages evacuated

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 11:56 am | Survival International

An Amazon village in Peru will be evacuated by boat after it was taken over by a large group of uncontacted Indians. Up to 200 uncontacted Mashco-Piro Indians arrived in the community of Monte Salvado on Thursday. More >>

UN condemns Botswana’s treatment of Bushmen

Saturday, 13 December 2014, 12:50 pm | Survival International

The UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights has voiced concerns over Botswana's evictions of the Bushmen in the name of wildlife conservation. The United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on cultural rights has condemned Botswana’s treatment of Africa’s ... More >>

Bushman appeals to Prince William ahead of USA visit

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:39 am | Survival International

Bushman leader Roy Sesana has appealed to Prince William to acknowledge that the Bushmen are hunters not poachers. More >>

Tribespeople call on WWF to stop funding abuse

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:23 pm | Survival International

This Baka man from Ndongo village reported that he was severely beaten by anti-poaching squads on two occasions. His neighbors have appealed to WWF to stop funding such abuses. More >>

Illegal fishermen encroach on world’s most isolated tribe

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:45 am | Survival International

Due to their isolation the Sentinelese of India's Andaman Islands are the most vulnerable society on the planet. They face increasing threats from illegal fishermen who are targeting their waters. More >>

Massive illegal forest clearance threatens uncontacted tribe

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:24 pm | Survival International

Brazilian rancher Marcelo Bastos Ferraz has rejected the Ayoreo's plea to stop destroying the forest inhabited by their uncontacted relatives . © OPIT More >>

Jimmy Nelson’s work attacked before opening in Brussels

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 3:44 pm | Survival International

Photographer Jimmy Nelson's controversial work 'Before They Pass Away' has been attacked by tribal peoples around the world. More >>



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