Hussh | Brazil's illegal mining stance in the Amazon gives hope for the future of Indigenous rights

Brazil’s illegal mining stance in the Amazon gives hope for the future of Indigenous rights

In a decisive move to protect Brazil’s largest Indigenous reserve and its inhabitants, the Brazilian government has launched a campaign to oust tens of thousands of illegal miners operating in the Yanomami territory, deep in the Amazon. Special-forces environmental operatives are destroying aircraft, seizing weapons, and capturing boats to curb illegal mining activities. The long-awaited operation began on Monday, with …