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Brazil: UN experts deplore attacks by illegal miners on indigenous peoples; alarmed by mercury levels

GENEVA (2 June 2021) – UN human rights experts* today expressed concerns about a series of attacks, resulting in the deaths of at least two children, by illegal miners in the Munduruku and Yanomami indigenous lands, and called on the Brazilian authorities to investigate and prosecute those responsible. Miners are intensifying attacks that threaten and […]