The so-call ‘discovery’ of Brazil in 1500 was the beginning of a long and continuous process of genocide of the country’s indigenous people. Their struggles have been neglected for years, however, more recently they have been gaining more and more space in the media. The environmental and humanitarian disaster represented by the Bolsonaro government has opened more space for dissident voices to express the circumstances they live under as well as to denounce the crimes they have been suffering. But it is still far from ideal.
Historically, the indigenous issue has always been a footnote in the traditional media.
Full article at Media Diversity Institute’s website. Date of publication: 12/09/2022.