Fate of missing people in Amazon uncertain

Fate of missing people in Amazon uncertain

On Monday, as police officers went on another search, the indigenous people of the Valle do Javari region demonstrated against the Bolsonaro government – protesting the invasion of indigenous lands and defending the work of Philips and Pereira, the newspaper Folha de s Paulo reported. Reported.

According to a regional tribal organization, Philips and Pereira did not arrive by boat on June 5, as planned in the city of Atalia do Norte in far western Brazil. Perera had earlier told the police that he had been threatened several times. Indigenous people, family members, friends and colleagues have expressed concern that the search for the two missing has been slow and not pursued with enough determination. The United Nations Human Rights Office called on Brazilian authorities to intensify efforts.

reports contradict each other

Phillips has lived in Brazil for 15 years and worked for the British newspaper “The Guardian”. He had previously traveled with Pereira, who also worked for the indigenous authority in the region, into the inaccessible Javari Valley, where he was now being sought. Recently, the 57-year-old researched a book about protecting the Amazon region.

For example, while the Brazilian news portal “G1”, citing the reporter’s wife, reported that the bodies of two men had been found, the federal police and the umbrella organization of the indigenous people denied the relevant information.

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