Brazil: Indigenous teacher missing in Brazil

Brazil: Indigenous teacher missing in Brazil

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Index Number: AMR 19/020/2009
Date Published: 13 November 2009
Categories: Brazil

Male teacher Rolindo Vera, a member of the Guarani Kaiowa Indigenous group, went missing on 30 October after a violent eviction carried out by armed men in Mato Groso do Sul state near Brazil's border with Paraguay. Another male teacher, Genivaldo Vera, also went missing during the eviction. His body was later found in a nearby river. Rolindo Vera's life is in grave danger.


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