Amazon: in the hands of a few

César Salgado’s blog (via Altino) announces the launching of the English version of a youtube video which tells much about the lawless situation reigning in many parts of the Brazilian Amazon region.

Farmers and politicians of the Brazilian municipality of Juína (Mato Grosso state) hinders Greenpeace activists, OPAN (Native Amazon Operation) members and european journalists’s visit to the Enawene Nawe Indigenous Land. Watch truculence and intimidation scenes sufered by the crew in August 20th, 2007.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=pt-BR&geocode=&q=&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=11&om=1&ll=-11.394552,-58.715057&output=embed&s=AARTsJp4fj9h1w3hofYq5snP7t179_j0og
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