ISA is celebrating its 25 year anniversary with the launch of the #PeoplesOfTheForest campaign to boost support for the indigenous, Quilombola, riparian and extractivist communities in Brazil who are resisting attacks on their rights and the destruction of their lands.
In this article, the executive secretary of ISA, André Villas-Bôas, evaluates and critiques the measures taken by the Bolsonaro administration up until now regarding the socioenvironmental agenda. Article originally published in the digital version of Folha de S.Paulo, on 10/4/2019.
In a unanimous decision, the Regional Federal Court of the 1st Region suspended the Installation License for the Canadian mining company operations in Volta Grande do Xingu (PA). The appellate judges ordered a prior consultation be carried out, respecting the consultation protocol presented by the indigenous peoples