Lack of Brazilian State commitment to territory titling and growing undermining of policies are subject of Commission hearing in Bolivia
Court upheld 2015 decision and held transnational corporation liable for death of Valmir \"Keno\" Mota de Oliveira
The IACHR will conduct field observations on the human rights situation in the country
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.
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...
Regulatory change would spread modified genetic traits to wild organisms
On January 22, 2018, a new Resolutionpublished by the CTNBio, Brazil’s federal authority for the biosafety of transgenic organisms, enacted rules to handle several new biotechnologies that use genetic engineering for novel purposes
The Supreme Federal Court, the highest court of law in Brazilian judicial branch, will decide if a provisional measure (equivalent of an executive order) about preserved areas in Amazon is in accordance with the Constitution.
The Federal Supreme Court, the highest court in the Brazilian Judiciary System, will judge next Wednesday (11) four petitions indicating that the Federal Law known as the Forestry Code is contrary to the provisions of Brazil’s Federal Constitution.
The government wants to open up the Tapajós basin – an area the size of France – for trade with China. But the indigenous Munduruku won’t let it happen without a fight