July 6, 2022

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They will strengthen security on Brazilian native land after the invasion

According to the corporation, a team of the National Guard arrived at Xipaya to avoid a confrontation between the natives and the so-called anticipators of precious metals.

“We are strengthening security and surveillance in the area due to possible crimes of illegal mineral extraction in the Iri extraction reserve area,” police said in a statement.

In a video circulating on social media, Chief Zuma Xipaya said the invasion took place the day before.

In the audiovisual he denounces that the miners were violent with his father and that the natives had moved to the area, but that the miners had taken refuge in the jungle.

The tribal leader expressed doubts about possible clashes between tribal communities and miners, and warned of an invasion of areas of the village of Karima in Bara.

“We are very afraid that (tribal people) will be welcomed with violence and weapons. I contacted the Funai (National Indian Foundation), the police, but we are very scared, “he reiterated.

It is estimated that there are about 200 indigenous people in the five villages in the region, including Karima, who belongs to Jibaya.

According to leaders in the Altamira region, the miners reached the original land in Bara via the river.

Recently, Brazilian tribal organizations denounced at the United Nations that the Govt-19 epidemic did not prevent the Carimberos, Lockers and other invaders from intensifying attacks on their domains.

According to the Brazil-Data 2020 report on violence against indigenous peoples, the second year of the government of the far-right leader Jair Bolsanaro represents the continuation and depth of the situation of great concern to the aborigines.

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Reports of violence against indigenous peoples have led to killings, various death threats, and assassination attempts in recent years.

Accounts include episodes of abuse of power, manslaughter, intentional physical injury, racial and ethnic cultural discrimination, and sexual assault.

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