PUBLIC NOTES AND ALERTS
On the same day that the Supreme Court concluded the Time Frame trial, the Senate approved Bill 2903, considered a genocidal threat to indigenous peoples in Brazil
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.
Senate votes on Bill 2903 on the same day that the Supreme Court resumes its trial on the Time Frame thesis for compensation and exploitation of Indigenous Lands
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.
Victory: The Justices of the Supreme Court of Brazil form a majority, and the Time Frame thesis is overturned
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.
Brazil’s Judiciary and Congress could worsen the climate crisis and increase violations of Indigenous Peoples’ rights
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.
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Apib considers the Letter from Belém frustrating and calls for concrete goals for the demarcation of indigenous lands
The organization highlights the need for Amazonian countries to have defined actions involving the demarcation of indigenous lands, titling of quilombola territories and the creation of protected areas.
We, from the Brazil’s Indigenous People Articulation (APIB) and the National Coordination of Articulation of Rural Black Quilombola Communities (CONAQ) emphasise our position in defence of all natural ecosystems in Brazil.
Apib note to the new Lula Government and the world
COP27: APIB takes its demands for Indigenous Land recognition to Egypt and reinforces climate change agenda for Lula Government
The conference comes after Lula’s victory in the presidential elections, placing Brazil back on the climate agenda
Apib calls upon respect for indigenous rights and inclusion of all biomes in the eu regulation for deforestation-free products
On September 13th, the European Parliament will vote on the Proposal for a regulation on deforestation-free products (FERC law), also called the Deforestation-free products law. APIB has been following the construction of the legislation since 2020 as it has some gaps that prevent from guaranteeing the effective protection of Indigenous Peoples against the pressure of commodity production.