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Amazon Tribes Say Christian Missionaries Threaten ‘Genocide’ During Pandemic

Amazon Tribes Say Christian Missionaries Threaten 'Genocide' During Pandemic

The novel coronavirus outbreak has intensified a decadeslong battle between indigenous tribes and evangelical Christian missionaries in the most remote regions of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, as tribes warning of the virus’s potential to cause their “genocide” have pushed to ban controversial religious groups from entering their lands. On Thursday, …

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Tribes Claim U.S. Government Violates Human Rights by Failing to Address Climate-Forced Displacement

island of kivalina with houses on it

Tribes Claim U.S. Government Violates Human Rights by Failing to Address Climate-Forced Displacement This January, five U.S. tribes in Alaska and Louisiana submitted a complaint to multiple U.N. special rapporteurs, claiming that the U.S. government is violating its international human rights obligations by failing to address climate change impacts that result in …

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