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Brazil: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 19/001/1999

Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of Macuxi Indian communities in the Raposa/Serra do Sol indigenous area of Roraima state. Tension is high in the area following the shooting on 7 February 1999 of a Macuxi Indian, and the stabbing of a priest working for a church indigenous agency on 10 February.

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