The indigenous delegation in Dubai made history as the largest ever at a Climate Conference, called for the recognition of indigenous territory demarcation as a climate policy and denounced Brazil’s inclusion in Opec+ group, highlighting the grave risks posed by oil exploration projects.
Apib will file an action of unconstitutionality in the Supreme Federal Court (STF).
The government of Brazil has changed, but the Indigenous Peoples, primary guardians of all Brazilian biomes, continue to face threats.
Although the Time Frame thesis was one of the points vetoed by President Lula, the National Congress still has the power to reverse the vetoes.
The UN Committee recommends that the Brazilian state rejects the Time Frame thesis.
Despite the Judiciary annulling the Time Frame thesis, the Legislative branch approved the proposal. Apib demands President Lula’s total veto of PL 2903, which contains various unconstitutional measures.
The vote in the CCJ will take place from 10 a.m., just before the Supreme Court resumes its trial on the Time Frame thesis, scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
With a score of 9×2 against the anti-indigenous thesis, the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib) celebrates the results but warns about two proposals presented in the trial that still need to be discussed: compensation for land occupation and mining in Indigenous lands.
The trial for the Time Frame Thesis scheduled for September 20th in the Supreme Federal Court could determine the future of Indigenous Lands in Brazilian territory and mark a turning point for the global climate. The Indigenous movement is mobilizing throughout Brazil and is sending an Indigenous commission from Apib to New York for the Climate Week. The goal is to strengthen international mobilization in defense of the right to Indigenous Lands.