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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 >>

India: Tiger Reserve Tribe Faces Eviction

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 4:25 pm | Survival International

Tribespeople living inside a tiger reserve in India are being “threatened” and “cheated” into leaving their ancestral land in the name of tiger “conservation” – even though there is no evidence that they harm the wildlife, and they desperately ... More >>

Cameroon: WWF Complicit in Tribal People’s Abuse

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:33 am | Survival International

Baka in southeast Cameroon face serious abuse at the hands of anti-poaching squads supported and funded by WWF More >>

Missionary Contacts Vulnerable Uncontacted Amazon Tribe

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 1:34 pm | Survival International

Uncontacted Mashco-Piro have taken clothes and food from outsiders, putting them at extreme risk of contracting fatal diseases to which they have no immunity More >>

Botswana: Diamond Mine Opens on Bushman Land

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 3:31 pm | Survival International

In 2004, a Botswana Minister said there was no mining nor any plans for future mining anywhere inside the CKGR. In 2014 a $4.9bn diamond mine opens . More >>

Tourists’ Encounters with Uncontacted Indians in Peru

Friday, 29 August 2014, 3:56 pm | Survival International

Dozens of encounters between uncontacted Mashco-Piro Indians, tourists and settlers have been recorded in recent years . More >>

Botswana Bushmen to Sue Government Over Hunting Ban

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 1:18 pm | Survival International

Africa’s last hunting Bushmen have given formal notice of their intention to sue the Botswana government over its “unlawful and unconstitutional” attempts to starve them off their ancestral land in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. More >>

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 >>



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