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Brazil's Guarani Indians killing themselves over loss of ancestral land | Environment | The Guardian

21.5.16

Brazil's Guarani Indians killing themselves over loss of ancestral land | Environment | The Guardian: Many have been herded into small reservations, others like the Apy Ka’y group near the town of Dourados in Mato Grosso do Sul state, have no land at all and live by roadsides.

“A slow genocide is taking place. There is a war being waged against us. We are scared. They kill our leaders, hide their bodies, intimidate and threaten us. Me, too, many times. Last month they telephoned me and warned me there would be consequences if I carried on showing a film about the Guarani to politicians,” said Tonico, who has spent a month in Europe seeking political support


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