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📍 Land conflicts on the up in Brazil

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Under Bolsonaro, land conflicts shoot up

land conflicts Indigenous leaders during a protest camp in Brasília. Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr
Indigenous leaders during a protest camp in Brasília. Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr

Jair Bolsonaro’s term as president of Brazil remains unfinished but, under his leadership, the number of land conflicts in the country has already surpassed any other government since Brazil’s return to democracy, according to a report by the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT).

  • Mr. Bolsonaro has stood by his promise of “not yielding an inch of land to indigenous demarcations,” and his administration has enacted...

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