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Brazil investigates reports of massacre among Amazonian tribe by gold miners
Brazilian authorities are investigating reports of a massacre of up to 10 people from an isolated tribe in the Amazon by illegal gold miners.
The killings, alleged to have taken place in Javari Valley, are claimed to have been carried out by men working for gold prospectors who dredge illegally in the region’s rivers. If proven, the murders would confirm that severe budget cuts to Brazil’s indigenous agency are having deadly effects. Read more HERE.