Public Hearing on Protecting Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Brazil

23-09-2022 - 09:45 DROI
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The Subcommittee on Human Rights will hold a hearing on Protecting Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Brazil on 26 September. The hearing will follow up Parliament's call for indigenous peoples' rights to be fully protected, including their land, territories and resources. The focus will be on priority issues, including criminalisation and attacks against indigenous leaders, grabbing and environmental destruction, as well as participation by indigenous peoples in decisions that affect them.