Raposa Serra Do Sol Indigenous People (Brazil)

Submitted by Kelly Russo on Sat, 10/23/2010 - 00:00
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Regional Decisions
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Inter-American Commission
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(Admissibility Decision), Report No. 125/10,

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights found petitioners' claim, that presence of non-indigenous people on Raposa Serra Do Sol has led to severe environmental degradation affecting their right to life, integrity and a healthy environment, admissible as to alleged violations of Article 4, 5, 8, 12, 21, 22, 24, and 25 of the American Convention on Human Rights. Articles 4, 5, 8, 12, 21, 22, 24, and 25 of the American Convention recognize the right of American peoples to life, humane treatment, fair trial, freedom of conscience and religion, property, freedom of movement and residence, equal protection, and judicial protection, respectively.