In a letter to Guatemalan national authorities, 115 organizations from 39 countries demanded a halt to the abuses and violence that palm oil company Industria Chiquibul has been committing in indigenous and peasant communities. The organizations also called for suspension of the RSPO certification process, which they denounce as greenwashing a destructive industry.
An alliance of organizations have demanded that European governments pause the mediation process and provide the communities access to the land documents and legal support to defend their interests.
Com o apoio de 60 organizações de diversos países do mundo, o Movimento dos Pequenos Agricultores (MPA) do Brasil apresentou uma carta às autoridades do Estado do Pará solicitando que de forma urgente regularizem as terras de três comunidades camponesas ameaçadas de despejo.
This March 8, International Women's Day, we share some materials that highlight the key role that feminism and women’s resistance play in the defense of forests and life.
Between August 4 and 7 2023, there were attempts on the lives of four Tembés as a consequence of the fight to take territories back from the hands of BBF company. Given this situation, the Brazilian Anthropological Association (ABA) sent a formal letter to the authoritiesrequesting the resumption of the process of regularization of indigenous and quilombola territories, as well as the investigation of mechanisms of criminalization of leadership figures and the suspension of incentives to companies involved in violence.
Em 8 de agosto de 2023, o Conselho Nacional de Direitos Humanos (CNDH) enviou recomendação às autoridades federais e estaduais sobre medidas de proteção, promoção e defesa dos povos indígenas, quilombolas, ribeirinhos, agricultores e agroextrativistas do estado do Pará.
Press release, 4 December 2023
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This September 21st, we once again express our solidarity with this resistance, and we share some materials that can help in understanding the importance of these struggles.
Your Excellencies Governor Helder Barbalho and President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, there is no climate justice without the protection of two forests, urban centers, water and land! (Only available in Portuguese).
Indigenous people from Balik tribe in Sepaku Lama Village, North Penajam Paser Utara Regency, East Kalimantan, carried out an action rejecting the plan to evict their villages around and along the Sepaku river for the project management of Floods or normalization of the Sepaku River center of Indonesia new capital city.
On the International Women's Day, we share a series of articles and audiovisual materials with diverse stories of struggle in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and India.