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Indian Leader Attacked by Gunmen in Brazil

Former indigenous chief Gerson de Souza Melo, of Brazil’s Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe people, and current councilor for the Workers’ Party in the municipality of Pau Brasil, in Bahia, was attacked together with five other people on March 21 on the highway that joins the city of Pau Brasil to the Caramuru village.

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