Eviction: Nicaragua –A death in the forest

The front line fight to stop deforestation is led by patrols of the Indigenous people of Awas-Tingni. Although granted their land rights in 2003 unscrupulous businessmen are still selling off parts of the land to newcomers and invaders who are decimating the forests. Patrollers from the Mayangna community, of the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve, are now risking their lives to protect what is theirs as conflicts can turn violent. Find out more in this short film:


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