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Venezuelan group seeks land rights

Indigenous group finds itself in long battle as it pushes government to fulfil promise to hand back its ancestral land.

Last Modified: 05 Apr 2013 19:01
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An indigenous Venezuelan group is pushing the government to fulfil a promise to hand back its ancestral land.

Under a programme launched by the late President Hugo Chavez, 250,000 hectares should be redistributed to the Yukpa community. But as Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports, it is proving a long and violent battle.

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