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Awá's Plight Reaches Top Human Rights Watchdog

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- 1845 days ago -
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the Americas' leading human rights body, has received an urgent petition from Survival International and Brazilian indigenous rights organization CIMI to save Earth's most threatened tribe.

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 4:21 am

jeanne schreurs (205)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 5:14 am
It is horrible that this is necessary.Have respect for humans, animals and nature!

lee e (114)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 10:15 am
Noted - thanks - there are several ways to help noted in the article!

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 2:05 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 5:09 pm

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 8:10 pm
"The 450-strong tribe depends on the forest for survival. But the Aw report that hunting has become increasingly difficult as the game is disappearing, and they fear attacks by the armed loggers."


Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 8:18 pm
Lee is right, we can help!

How you can help

Your letter really can make a difference to the Aw of Brazil. Please write a brief and polite letter or fax (in Portuguese, English or your own language), including the following points:


Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 8:23 pm

Kerrie G (116)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 10:00 am
Noted, thanks.

. (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 10:02 am
Noted & posted

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:14 pm

paul m (93)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 5:34 am


paul m (93)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 5:38 am


Kathryn Niell (112)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 12:24 pm
My prayers go out to these poor people. I believe the Brazilian government doesn't do anything to help them because they just don't care. Shame on them! Don't forget to BOYCOTT the 2016 Olympics in Rio! Money talks!

Sonny Honrado (5)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 5:26 pm
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