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“The Javari Valley shows us how the words of a president can lead to an  increase in crime”, says the indigenista Carlos Travassos

With 15 years of experience in defending isolated and recently contacted peoples, the geographer and indigenous agency worker – known as indigenistas in Brazil – tells us how he noticed the emergence of a sophisticated criminal structure after the inauguration of Jair Bolsonaro at the place where Dom and Bruno were murdered.

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“The Javari Valley shows us how the words of a president can lead to an  increase in crime”, says the indigenista Carlos Travassos

The murders of the indigenista Bruno Pereira and the British journalist Dom Phillips attracted the world’s gazes to the region of the Javari Valley, in the west of Amazonas. The second largest indigenous land in Brazil is home to the largest number of isolated populations in the world and has two National Indian Foundation (Funai) […]