Venezuela states they have not found evidence of Yanomami massacre

Posted on September 3, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Police/Military Activity, Venezuela

The Venezuelan government said it “found no evidence” of the massacre of 80 indigenous Yanomami in a jungle area bordering Brazil that was denounced by NGOs and opposition MP.

After “these visits we have made in the indigenous communities, we can tell the country that there was no evidence of any deaths or no evidence was found of home or” shabono “(large Indian hut) burned in these communities identified as this scenario alleged crime, “said the channel’s state minister for Indigenous Peoples, Nicia Maldonado. Read Article

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