Tucuruí Dam; MAB; Human Rights: Defenders

An urgent call to protect Brazil’s human rights and environmental defenders

Dilma Ferreira da Silva
In response to the brutal assassination of Dilma Ferreira Silva, a leader of Brazil’s Movement of Dam-Affected Peoples (MAB) in the area impacted by the notorious Tucuruí hydroelectric dam, a joint statement drafted by International Rivers and AIDA, and co-signed by over 100 human rights and environmental organizations from 25 countries, was sent today to Brazilian authorities and multilateral bodies, including the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the InterAmerican Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The declaration calls for urgent action to ensure that Brazil’s domestic legisla
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