On June 29 last an isolated indigenous people made first contact with Ashaninka indigenous ethnic and Funai servers in the state of Acre, Brazil’s border with Peru.
Saweto's daughter, from Peru, persists in her fight for justice
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
Terra Magazine: Two Ashaninka indigenous have been killed in Peru
September 13, 2014
Four indigenous leaders of the Alto Tamaya-Saweto Native Community in Peru were killed by bullets while traveling into the forest going to the Apiwtxa village, in Brazil, on the border of the two countries.
Encouraged by Bolsonaro, mining requests on indigenous lands reach record numbers in 2020
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.