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16/05/2022

Mining Destroys the Lives of Indigenous People in Venezuela

Human Wrongs Watch

CARACAS, May 12 2022 (IPS)* – The voracious search for gold in southern Venezuela, practiced by thousands of illegal miners under the protection of various armed groups, represents the greatest threat today to the lives of indigenous peoples, their habitat and their cultures, according to their organizations and human rights defenders. | En español
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Children and adolescents in a Yanomami community in Parima, on the southern border with Brazil, the area where four indigenous people were shot dead and others injured when they confronted military troops last March. CREDIT: Wataniba

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