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Update on May 31, 2013

  • Update #3

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

Update on May 28, 2013

  • Update #2

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

Update on May 10, 2013

  • Update #1

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