Latest news

Brazil: Amazon fires threaten to wipe out uncontacted Indians

Brazil: Amazon fires threaten to wipe out uncontacted Indians 18 August

Fires in Arariboia indigenous territory once again threaten uncontacted tribe, Brazilian government fails to act

Botswana: Helicopter crashes after shooting at Bushmen

Botswana: Helicopter crashes after shooting at Bushmen 11 August

Crash, shooting, arrest and beatings all raise questions over use of militarized tactics against Kalahari Bushmen

 
UN Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Uncontacted Amazon tribe faces annihilation

UN Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Uncontacted Amazon tribe faces annihilation 9 August

Call for uncontacted tribes' right to determine their own futures to be protected for global Indigenous Peoples' Day

 
“Stop Brazil’s Genocide”: Brazil blocks dangerous dam

“Stop Brazil’s Genocide”: Brazil blocks dangerous dam 5 August

As the Rio Olympics kick off, Brazil has blocked the construction of a controversial dam in the Amazon rainforest.

 
Olympics: Tribe facing “genocide” defies ranchers after baby’s death

Olympics: Tribe facing “genocide” defies ranchers after baby’s death 4 August

Guarani people issue defiant statement after wave of genocidal violence, evictions and racism

 
Tiger Day: Campaigners demand a conservation model that respects tigers and tribal people

Tiger Day: Campaigners demand a conservation model that respects tigers and tribal people 28 July

Global call for an end to brutal "shoot on sight" policies and greater concern for tribal rights in tiger conservation

 
India: Park guard shoots child in infamous “shoot-to-kill” national park

India: Park guard shoots child in infamous “shoot-to-kill” national park 20 July

Young tribal boy shot on sight by park guards in critical condition in hospital

 
Indian government makes dramatic U-turn after outcry over forest rights

Indian government makes dramatic U-turn after outcry over forest rights 15 July

Indian government withdraws proposed changes to Forest Rights Act, cornerstone of tribal rights in country

 

Success!

Victory for Dongria as Supreme Court quashes new mining attempt

Victory for Dongria as Supreme Court quashes new mining attempt

Dongria celebrate court's rejection of new efforts to mine in their hills

 
 

In their words

Now they are using planes it's difficult for anyone to survive.”
Jumanda Gakelebone

 

Subscribe

Get email updates from Survival:

Subscribe to our news feed:

 

or follow us on the web:

News archive