Weekly Report - 14 April 2022 (WR-22-15)

BRAZIL: Indigenous mobilise amid intensifying climate concerns

Around 8,000 indigenous Brazilians have been mobilised in the capital Brasília for the past 10 days as part of the annual Acampamento Terra Livre (ATL) indigenous mobilisation. Their demands, for the protection of their rights and notably of their land, resonate all the more amid troubling news about Brazil’s deforestation levels and commitment to climate goals. The mobilisation has also taken on a more political tone this year, in the context of the upcoming general election in October.

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