World Rainforest Movement

Four Years Later: International Condemnation of Brazil for Tailings Dam Break

Four years after the collapse of Samarco’s tailings dam in Mariana, organizations and movements presented a case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The objective is to condemn the Brazilian State for human rights violations that it committed throughout the Doce River basin, including violations of the rights to: life, due process and judicial protection, freedom of association, private and collective property, equality before the law and a decent life. Read more over this initiative in Portuguese on Global Justice’s website.