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Brazil: Further information on: fear for safety/forced eviction: members of Guarani indigenous communities in Mato Grosso do Sul state

, Index number: AMR 19/036/2005

The Guarani indigenous community of Ñanderu Marangatu were evicted on 15 December from all their ancestral lands in Mato Grosso do Sul state, southwestern Brazil, under a court order. Some 150 Federal and Military Police officers enforced the eviction order. The Guarani now have neither land to grow crops nor homes to live in.

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