Deeply frustrated with the Brazilian government's unwavering attitude about building large-scale hydroelectric dams, indigenous protesters refused to leave Brasilia following a high-level meeting this week.
140 people from six indigenous groups from the…Read More
A judicial eviction order and threat of violent removal notwithstanding, the Munduruku and other indigenous occupiers of the Belo Monte work camp continue to resist on-site.
We believe that the steadfast nature of the protesters themselves, the…Read More
After peacefully demobilizing from the previous occupation, indigenous leaders launched the most recent in a series of protests in the face of their concerns having been blatantly ignored. In a letter to the Brazilian Federal Government, they expressed their…Read More
The threat of force by the Brazilian military and Federal Police raised tensions and raised awareness around the world which led to pressure on government and ultimately a peaceful end to the indigenous occupation of the Belo Monte Dam yesterday evening.…Read More