What on earth? ‘Brazil’s indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon ‘to last drop of blood”

We just stumbled across something crazy we’d like to report on. A really interesting story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user aubonpaine titled Brazil’s indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon ‘to last drop of blood’ is gaining some traction, having got 65 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by reuters.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-24 03:51:26 and has an ID of cuiy38. Here are some initial comments on what’s going on:

  • “What a crock of shit. We don’t even change ourselves to help the people within our borders and people are gonna act like “warriors” for tree… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user harpj at 2019-08-24 14:33:16. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “This is literally genocide.“, posted by the user alwaysonthedamnphone at 2019-08-24 13:52:01. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Fuck man. Dying to defend the Amazon would be one of the noblest deaths you could ask for.“, posted by the user Gnarly_Starwin at 2019-08-24 13:23:13. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Wasn’t there a lawsuit a while back about indigenous people winning a court case to keep their land? How were they affected?“, posted by the user asrk790 at 2019-08-24 13:10:28. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “watch … they will set fire to the city to protest the forest burning down“, posted by the user ZippyTheChicken at 2019-08-24 13:08:33. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Where do I Join“, posted by the user DoubleLL- at 2019-08-24 12:56:07. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “If there has ever been a legitimate reason to invade a country to forcibly change its government, this is it.“, posted by the user ErickFTG at 2019-08-24 12:44:17. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Not Brazil, but I had an experience with indigenous people in the Amazon. I stayed with the Shuar when I travelled to Ecuador. Our trip lead… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user testspecimen85 at 2019-08-24 12:42:54. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Maybe we should arm someone to take care of the government and the farmers it supports“, posted by the user SPEAKUPMFER at 2019-08-24 12:25:09. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “I think they’re counting on it. Ala killing two birds with one deliberately set fire in the amazon.“, posted by the user classyinthecorners at 2019-08-24 12:19:35. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

As this is a topic of great importance to our team here, we are frantically searching for more details and will post an update as soon as we have more information.

Karen Crowder

I am a journalist responsible for researching and publishing stories. I am always scouring different websites and news portals for new information. Lately, I've been researching and reporting on the most popular Twitter profiles.

990 Vesta Drive, Westchester, IL 60154
773-652-4824
karen.crowder@globalrealnews.com
Karen Crowder