Indigenous chief killed by gunmen
Human Rights, 25/11/2011
Brazil’s indigenous people are being pushed from their ancestral lands by farmers, cattlers and ranchers. Last week, indigenous leader Nisio Gomes was shot and his body dragged away by about 40 gunmen. His tribe had returned to their ancestral lands after earlier having been evicted by ranchers.
A member of the tribe told the Catholic Indigenous Missionary Council that the tribe would stay and rather die than give up their home land.
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