Wednesday, October 24, 2012

An extermination of a whole group of Indigenous people is in process as I type...




We (50 men, 50 women and 70 children) Guarani-Kaiowá communities originating from tekoha Pyelito kue / Mbrakay, we write this letter to present our historical situation and a final decision before the dispatch order expressed by the Federal Court of  Navaraí MS, as Case No. 0000032-87.2012.4.03.6006, on 29 September 2012. We received information that our community will soon be violently attacked and thrown out of the riverside by the Federal Court of Navaraí, MS.

Thus, it is evident to us that the very action of the Federal Court generates and increases the violence against our lives, ignoring our rights to survive on the riverside and around our traditional territory Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay. We understand clearly that this decision of the Federal Court of Navaraí-MS is part of the action of genocide and historical extermination of indigenous people, native of Mato Grosso do Sul, ie, the action itself of the Federal Court is violating and exterminating our lives. We want to make clear to the Government and the Federal Court that finally, we have already lost the hope to survive with dignity and without violence in our old territory, we no longer believe in the Brazilian Justice. To whom will we denounce the violence committed against our lives? To which Justice of Brazil? If the Federal Court itself is generating and fueling violence against us. We have evaluated our current situation and conclude that we will all die very soon, and we do not have nor have the prospect of a dignified and fair both here on the riverbank as far from here. We camped here 50 meters from the riverside where already there were four deaths, two by suicide and two due to beating and torture of gunmen’s farmers.

We live on the riverside Hovy for over a year and we are without any assistance, isolated, surrounded by gunmen and we resisted until today. We eat food once a day. We pass through all this to recover our old territory Pyleito Kue/Mbarakay. In fact, we know very well that at the heart of our ancient territory are buried several of our grandfathers, grandmothers and great-grandparents, there are the cemeteries of all our ancestors.

Aware of this historical fact, we are about and we want to be dead and buried with our ancestors right here where we are today, so we ask the Government and the Federal Court not to order the eviction / expulsion, but we ask to them enact our death collectively and to bury us all here.

Please, once and for all, do declare our total decimation and extinction, besides sending several tractors to dig a big hole to throw and bury our bodies. This is our request to federal judges. We now await the decision of the Federal Court. Declare our collective death of Guarani and Kaiowá of Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay and bury us here. Since we fully decided to don’t leave here alive or dead.

We know that we have more chance to survive with dignity here in our old territory, we already suffered a lot and we are all massacred and dying apace. We know that we will be expelled from the riverbank by the Federal Justice Department, but let's not get out of the river. As an indigenous people and indigenous history, we decided collectively merely being killed here. We have no choice, this is our last unanimous decision before the dispatch of the Federal Court of Navaraí, MS, Brazil.


Sincerely, Guarani-Kaiowá of Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay


We will commit mass suicide if evicted from our homeland, Guarani-Kaiowa say


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Friday, October 05, 2012

An unpaid political announcement from darkdaughta...

 Remember when...

Obama signed a bill into law that allowed his administration to indefinitely detain anyone without just cause...
 
Continued to keep Guantanamo Bay open...

 
Ordered a mafioso like hit on a legally elected head of another completely autonomous nation...

 
Ordered another hit on an alleged international criminal without due process of law...

 
Imprisoned and tortured Private Manning because of whistle blowing...

 
Watched and did nothing as the melted area of the Arctic Ice widened unnaturally...

 
Did nothing as citizens in the gulf region of the US suffered and sickened and lost fisheries because of the BP oil spill...

 
Paid out untold amounts to Banks/corporations at the beginning of his term while people lost their livelihoods and their homes...

 
Continued to wage wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...

 
Used unmanned drones to fire on innocent civilians including children in other countries...

 
Developed a plan for healthcare that would see amerikkkans who already did not have disposable income forced to pay for profit insurance companies for health insurance and called it universal healthcare...

 
Ate good quality food and had shelter while so many of the people he was responsible for did not have either...

 
Raised away from Black amerikkkan culture but was taught to use a voice designed to sound like a Black preacher's so that masses of enraged christian amerikkkans but specifically Black people would read him as familiar and do whatever he wanted?

I do.

I remember.

I saw it all.

I will not be tricked, manipulated, redirected or made to believe that voting for a lesser, more handsome, evil with a nicer looking happy Black family will solve a damned thing.

I would not vote for Obama and/or the democrats if I was a citizen and he was the only candidate available.

I'd rather waste a vote on an untried underdog independent who is not a war criminal stealing money away from his citizens in the dead of night than vote for someone who wins but who no one questions because they think he's such a novel idea.

Although the standard of living, safety and well being of many people around the world including my family will be directly affected by the outcome of this election, none of us are allowed to vote in your elections.

Whoever you elect of the two top candidates (since you all insist on fixating where your eyes and minds have been directed) you are voting in someone you CHOOSE, who you will choose to respect as a president.

For the rest of us you will be choosing a merciless dictator. With this in mind please choose wisely.

Choose someone whose shit you will be able to recognize and challenge. Do not choose someone who just makes you feel fuzzy all over who most of you don't have the heart to say no to.

Obama is just as dangerous as Romney, actually more so because his evil ways are drone-like stealth invisible for the vast majority of your people, somehow.

On election day, if you can't bring yourselves to vote independent, please consider doing the unthinkable - voting for Mittens, the man you hate who you will be willing to go out into the streets to defy, who you will stop at nothing to take down in a fight to the death, if necessary.

Do NOT, I repeat, DO NOT vote for the man who has paralyzed and neutralized whole movements for change with a smile, a look, a brand campaign and a well practiced voice, who has been able to hide so many abominable behaviours seemingly in plain sight.

Vote for the one you can see clearly enough to hate.
Not for the one who has pulled the wool over your collective eyes who will lead you to ruin like the Pied Piper led the children of Hamlet.

If you only are capable of seeing two parties, then vote for the dishonest, hateful, untrustworthy, capitalist, racist, misogynist, bumbling buffoon with the orange tan line around his jaw who won't give up his tax returns. If you want to see change vote for the one whose actions will no doubt reinvigorate movements for change, bringing the people out of their fitful slumber and into the streets.

This political message for my children and for their children's children's children's children has been paid for by my household.




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