Awá Tribe In Brazil
That this House expresses its concern at the plight of the Aw tribe in Brazil currently on the brink of extinction; notes that there are currently 360 contacted members of the Aw tribe with an estimated further 20 to 25 per cent uncontacted, and that their territories have been legally recognised; acknowledges its alarm at the current rates of deforestation of their forests, currently the highest rate of all indigenous reserves in the Amazon; and calls on the Government to urge its Brazilian counterparts to bring a halt to illegal logging and stop invasions of the Aw'sland.
This motion has been signed by a total of 36 MPs.
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