Alert on increase in murders in rural areas of Brazil

According to the Pastoral Land Commission in Brazil, 418 territories in the country were targets of violence in the first eight months of 2021. The agency's report showed that of the 103 consequent deaths registered so far in 2021, 101 were Yanomami indigenous people.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Pastoral Land Commission in Brazil found that in the country, between January and November 2021, 26 murders were recorded in conflicts in the countryside, 30% higher than what was recorded in 2020.

According to the agency, 418 territories in the country were targets of violence in the first eight months of 2021, 28% of which are Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?