Amazonian Tribe Brings an Epic Battle for Indigenous Rights to the United Nations
June 24, 2015

Amazonian Tribe Brings an Epic Battle for Indigenous Rights to the United Nations

Munduruku leader denounces lack of consultation and violations of land rights in Brazilian government's Amazon dam boom

Geneva, Switzerland – In a stirring event at the 29th United Nations Human Rights Council, indigenous leader Ademir Kaba Munduruku denounced the Brazilian government's escalating rights abuses in its rush to build an unprecedented series of hydroelectric dams across the Amazon.

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