Brazil: Federal Judge Rules with the Indigenous

Post on August 20, 2012, 1:30 pm by admin 1 Comments

Applying extremist social welfare preventing progress, a federal appeals court has ordered construction to stop on the controversial Belo Monte dam, citing insufficient consultation with local indigenous communities. Brazil’s Regional Federal Court ruled last Tuesday that the consultation process outlined in Brazil’s constitution and U.N. Treaty 169 on indigenous rights was not properly followed.

Read Lucy Jordan’s The Rio Times article here:

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