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Violence against the indigenous people of Brazil is increasing: new complaint by IMIC - Fides News Agency


Violence against the indigenous people of Brazil is increasing: new complaint by IMIC - Fides News Agency: According to information received by Fides, during the presentation of the 2010 Report the anthropologist Lucia Rangel, who coordinated the work, pointed out some significant facts related to last year: 60 Indians were killed (it is the same figure that is repeated for the third consecutive year), 152 others were threatened with death, 15 were subjected to discrimination, racism and ethno-cultural acts, 27 were victims of attempted murder. 33 cases of invasions and illegal exploitation of natural resources on indigenous lands and damage to property were recorded, in addition to 49 cases of delays or omissions in the regularization of land. Also in 2010, 92 children under 5 years of age died due to lack of health care, whereas in 2009 they were 15.

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