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Peru Criticized for Failing Its Most Vulnerable Citizens

Friday, 15 August 2014, 12:49 pm | Survival International

Peru Criticized for Failing Its Most Vulnerable Citizens Several weeks after seven uncontacted Indians emerged near the Brazil-Peru border, more uncontacted Indians have made first contact with Brazilian government agents, reportedly fleeing attacks ... More >>

Brazil: Gunmen threaten to assassinate leading Amazon shaman

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:39 pm | Survival International

Davi Kopenawa, shaman and internationally renowned spokesman for the Yanomami tribe in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, has demanded urgent police protection following a series of death threats by armed thugs reportedly hired by goldminers operating ... More >>

“Violent Attacks” Caused Uncontacted Indians to Emerge

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:02 pm | Survival International

Highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians who recently emerged in the Brazil-Peru border region have said that they were fleeing violent attacks in Peru. More >>

Major investment in ‘human safaris’ road: fears for tribe

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 4:25 pm | Survival International

Plans for a major building project on an illegal road notorious for its “human safaris” to the vulnerable Jarawa tribe have been condemned by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, over fears that it will lead to ... More >>

CONTACT: uncontacted Indians emerge, illegal logging blamed

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 11:39 am | Survival International

A highly vulnerable group of uncontacted Amazon Indians has emerged from the rainforest in Brazil near the Peru border and made contact with a settled indigenous community. More >>

South American tribe sues over historic genocide

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 11:03 am | Survival International

The survivors of a South American tribe which was decimated during the 1950s and 60s are taking Paraguay’s government to court over the genocide they suffered. More >>

Brazilian officials warn of “imminent” death of Indians

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 10:32 am | Survival International

Brazilian officials have warned that uncontacted Indians face imminent “tragedy” and "death" after a dramatic increase in the number of sightings in the Amazon rainforest near the Peru border. More >>

Australian TV station guilty of racism in “Freakshow TV” row

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 4:00 pm | Survival International

An Australian TV station has been found guilty of racism for broadcasting a report about an Amazon tribe so extreme it was labeled “Freakshow TV” by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights. More >>

World’s highest suicide rate among Brazilian tribe

Monday, 9 June 2014, 2:57 pm | Survival International

A shocking new study has revealed that a Brazilian tribe now suffers the highest suicide rate in the world. In 2013, at least 72 members of the Guarani tribe committed suicide (equivalent to 232 per 100,000), a rate that has nearly tripled over the ... More >>

Survival Attacks Jimmy Nelson’s Portrayal of Tribes

Saturday, 7 June 2014, 2:28 pm | Survival International

The work of famed photographer Jimmy Nelson, creator of coffee-table book “Before They Pass Away”, has been attacked in a new exposé by Survival International Director Stephen Corry as “hubristic baloney” which presents a false and damaging picture ... More >>

Tribes face harassment and eviction for “tiger conservation"

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 4:07 pm | Survival International

urvival International has received disturbing reports that several tribal villages are facing imminent eviction from Tiger Reserves in Odisha in eastern India, despite the villagers’ desperate appeal to stay on the land and to involve them in protecting ... More >>

Campaign victory saves Earth’s most threatened tribe

Saturday, 26 April 2014, 1:32 pm | Survival International

The campaign to save Earth's most threatened tribe has triumphed as Brazil announced that all illegal invaders have been expelled from the Awá territory . © Survival In an unprecedented victory in the campaign to save Earth’s most threatened tribe ... More >>

Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’ arrives in USA on Earth Day

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 12:27 pm | Survival International

On Earth Day today, a Brazilian Indian shaman and spokesman of the Yanomami tribe will arrive in California with an urgent appeal to save the Earth from destruction by protecting the world’s rainforests and its inhabitants. More >>

Bushman travels to tell Prince Charles ‘We’re not poachers’

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 2:42 pm | Survival International

A Bushman from the Central Kalahari is traveling 5,000 miles from his home in Botswana to tell the Prince of Wales, ‘We’re not poachers – we hunt to survive.’ In February Botswana’s President Khama was an honoured guest at a global anti-poaching ... More >>

Protestors call for release of Papuan political prisoners

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:35 pm | Survival International

Around 100 protestors demonstrated today outside the Indonesian embassy in London to call for the unconditional and immediate release of all Papuan political prisoners. More >>

Portraits of tribal heroines for International Women’s Day

Monday, 10 March 2014, 11:08 am | Survival International

To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2014,Survival International is publishing a new photographic gallery that portrays the lives and stories of inspiring tribal women, past and present. More >>

Papuan Activists’ Webcast Silenced

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 11:39 am | Survival International

A speech by two Papuan activists which was being broadcast live on the internet but mysteriously went silent when they started to denounce Indonesian human rights atrocities. More >>

‘Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’ makes unique visit to USA

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 10:33 am | Survival International

An Amazonian shaman and spokesman for Brazil’s Yanomami tribe will make a rare visit to California (USA) in April 2014, to talk about the urgent need to safeguard the world’s rainforests for future generations, and his connection with the spirit ... More >>

First-hand testimony of tribe reveals shocking exploitation

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 11:28 am | Survival International

A rare first-hand account has emerged of the shocking sexual exploitation of Jarawa women and the introduction of alcohol and drugs to the vulnerable tribe on India's Andaman Islands. © Survival More >>

Peru ignores UN and pushes ahead with deadly gas project

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 9:21 am | Survival International

Peru’s government is on the brink of approving the expansion of the highly controversial Camisea gas project into the land of uncontacted and isolated tribes – ignoring a recent UN recommendation to first carry out ‘extensive studies’ over the threats ... More >>

 

 

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