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A human rights group has reported an attack on the Yanomami tribe in Venezuela that has left up to 80 people dead after gold miners set fire to a communal house last month.
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Terrorized by gunmen, loggers, drug traffickers and encroaching farmers, the 355 surviving members of the Amazonian Awá tribe face extinction if the Brazilian government and the international community fail to protect them from what a Brazilian judge termed “a real genocide.”
Posted on Apr 23, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI on Monday called for the
protection of traditional heterosexuality, comparing the Catholic church’s role in defending the family to saving the rain forests.
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