The WCS President Cristian Samper has apologized for the treatment of Ota Benga & the extreme #racism of the organization's founders – only 115 years too late. He challenged the WCS to “do better” and to “never look away whenever and wherever injustice occurs.”
May 13, 2021 • 9 tweets • 8 min read
For months, we’ve been reporting alongside Yanomami and Ye’kwana organizations that the invasion of Yanomami lands is getting dramatically worse. #indigenous#humanrights#news
There are 20,000 illegal miners within the Yanomami’s territory in the #Amazon, who are poisoning rivers with mercury and attacking #indigenous people - as the terrible images of the past few days demonstrate: bit.ly/3hmPP8a
On the Brazil-Peru border, a group of indig ppl have approached a Manchineri village, in the Mamoadate Indig Territory in BR. The Manchineri say the group are members of the uncontacted Mashco Piro tribe.