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Supreme Court upholds Raposa Serra do Sol as indigenous area

After nearly three-and-a-half decades of waiting for recognition of their land rights, on 19 March the Supreme Court of Brazil finally affirmed the constitutionality of the Raposa Serra do Sol lands, demarcated ten years ago by the State, and has ordered the Government of Brazil to resume its removal of all non-indigenous settlers.

 

See link to letter by the Conselho Indígena de Roraima (available in Portuguese only)