Brazil probes 'Amazon massacres' by illegal miners

Authorities in Brazil are investigating the reported massacre of up to 10 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe. It is believed that the indigenous people were killed by gold miners, who reportedly bragged about the attack afterwards.

by

    Authorities in Brazil are investigating the reported massacre of up to 10 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe.

    It is believed that the indigenous people were killed by gold miners, who reportedly bragged about the attack afterwards.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from the Javari Valley.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

    Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

    Bitcoin: Know the risks before you buy

    Bitcoin: All you need to know before you buy

    'Bitcoin is right now the riskiest investment you can make.' Here are the risks you should consider before you buy.