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11/21/2019  •  Land Conflicts +

Amazon peoples’ resistance will be shown in film at International Institute of Social Studies, in Netherlands

The documentary entitled Tapajó’s Life portrays how riverside and quilombola communities have organized themselves to against mega projects

11/10/2019  •  Human Rights Defenders +

Letterthe Amazon Peoples

They have joined forces to destroy the Amazon, but we have joined forces to defend it!


Amazon peoples’ resistance against megaprojects will be shown at Dutch film exhibition

Film portrays how Brazilian riverside and quilombola communities have organized themselves to ensure their rights

09/19/2019  •  Land Conflicts +

While Brazilian Amazon burns, Supreme Court ruling keeps 57,000 hectares of forest unprotected

Justices of the highest court in Brazilian judiciary system maintain ruling authorizing reduction of seven protection areas in the Amazon

05/23/2019  •  Quilombolas +

Why is the land titling of the Invernada Paiol de Telha Quilombo so emblematic?

Paiol de Telha is the first Quilombola community to obtain partial land titling in the state of Paraná and under the Bolsonaro government

02/13/2019  •  Quilombolas +

Organizations denounce racism and Quilombola rights violations to the Inter-American Human Rights Commission

Lack of Brazilian State commitment to territory titling and growing undermining of policies are subject of Commission hearing in Bolivia

11/30/2018  •  Business and Human Rights Violations +

Syngenta found guilty of murder of MST leader in southern Brazil

Court upheld 2015 decision and held transnational corporation liable for death of Valmir \"Keno\" Mota de Oliveira

11/01/2018  •  Human Rights Defenders +

IACHR conducts in loco visit to Brazil

The IACHR will conduct field observations on the human rights situation in the country

04/11/2018  •  Democratization of Justice +

Regional organizations express concern over the grave situation in Brazil

We urge all the countries in the region, in the corresponding intergovernmental space, as well as international organization of human rights, such as the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, to take a stand over the grave situation in Brazil.

03/19/2018  •  Human Rights Defenders +

Brazilian Human Rights Defenders Committee | Public Statement: Marielle Lives!

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that the Brazilian Committee of Human Rights Defenders (CBDDH) voices indignation in face of Marielle Franco ́s coward assassination, expressing solidarity with all people who nourish for her affection and...

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