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Indigenous activists demand justice after five from their communities were shot.

Indigenous activists demand justice after 5 shot in Amazonian ‘palm oil war’

Between Aug. 4 and Aug. 7, security guards for a palm oil company allegedly shot and wounded five Tembé Indigenous people, in the latest flareup linked to a long-running land dispute. The incidents occurred in a part of the Amazonian state of Pará that’s been dubbed the “palm oil war” region, where Mongabay has over the past year documented the escalating tensions.
Indigenous activists demand justice after five from their communities were shot.
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