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Loggers Face Removal From Land of Earth's Most Threatened Tribe

World  (tags: native rights, native rights indigenous peoples rights, world, politics, humanrights, news )

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Brazil has taken the first steps towards the removal of thousands of illegal loggers and settlers from the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe, by notifying them that they will be removed if they do not leave now.

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Sue H (7)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 9:02 am
Excellent news, thanks.

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 9:32 am
How wonderful! Thx Cal

Howard Crosse (21)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 10:14 am
This is good news, thank you for posting Cal.

Ondine J (134)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 11:04 am
Noted, what a tragedy.Thanks Cal

Ondine J (134)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 11:07 am
Sorry, I think it's great news that the loggers are getting out of there, but what a price these poor people have had to pay.

Roger G (154)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 12:32 pm
noted, thanks

Malgorzata Zmuda (198)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 1:27 pm
bardzo dobra wiadomość

Margaret Skeel (110)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 1:33 pm
well i hope they follow through with action... telling illegal loggers to leave will not work by itself

Marija Mohoric (31)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 1:41 pm
noted, thank you

pam w (139)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 3:13 pm
Oh, I HOPE so!

Ellen G (325)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 3:39 pm

Elle B (84)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 3:52 pm
Ty Cal ... go the distance. [always a good surprise to read this type of headline] Will contact officials to let them know we are paying attention.

Hilary S (65)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 4:37 pm
and in other news we learn here of indonesia's deforestation for our hunger for palm oil - giving with one hand and taking with the other.

Hilary S (65)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 4:38 pm
oops - i got mixed up there - my comment belongs elsewhere - sigh... sorry folks.

S J (130)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 5:02 pm
I hope they can really do and succeed in removing the loggers away. Thanks Cal

Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:24 pm
Thanks Cal.. Great news,but I DO so hope that the loggers don't cause too much trouble for the people as they are not likely to leave quietly and without a struggle!

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:28 pm
Thank you. The letters for each of the tribes will be sent next week.

. (0)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:30 pm
𝖓𝖔𝖙𝖊𝖉. 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖆𝖑!

Joanne Dixon (38)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:35 pm
This is the FIRST good news for indigenous peoples I have heard in forever. I wish the very best for the indigenous peoples as this plays out, as well as for the government which is (finally) doing the right thing, which can't be easy at this point.

Twyla Sparks (208)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:40 pm
noted, Thank you

SusanAWAY A (219)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:51 pm
Noted and shared. Letter done.

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 1:12 am
Thanks, noted.

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 3:29 am
Great news.Noted. TY Cal

Zoe and Art Oguyo (346)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 4:06 am
Good news!

. (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 7:15 am
Wonderful news, Cal! Thanks for sharing. Loggers shouldn't be working anywhere near Indian tribes.

. (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 8:21 am
Noted & posted

Frances Darcy (133)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 8:45 am
They must ensure that the illegals do leave and stay away ...

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 11:44 am
Very good news

Ben B (20)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 9:36 pm
Wonderful news, like others I hope that the government follows through, that the loggers leave without protest and that the government ensures that no further illegal logging occurs.

Noted, thanks Cal for posting.
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