Indigenous association calls on STF for immediate removal of miners from Yanomami land

The court petition states that this was the third attack in the area this year and calls on the government to explain what measures are being taken to monitor the Yanomami Indigenous Territory.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) on Tuesday filed a petition with Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) to order the immediate removal of illegal miners from Yanomami indigenous land, following reports of an attack by armed men in the territory the day before.

In the petition to STF Justice Luís Roberto Barroso, the association states that this was the third attack in the area this . . .

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