On November 19, 2007, the Indigenous Council of Roraima (CIR), the Rainforest Foundation-US, the Forest Peoples Programme, and the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program of the University of Arizona provided information to the United Nations Human Rights Council about Brazil's violation of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Raposa Serra do Sol.
No dia 19 de novembro de 2007, o Conselho Indígena de Roraima (CIR), Rainforest Foundation-US, Forest Peoples Programme, e o Programa de Direito e Política Indígena da Universidade do Arizona informaram o Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU (Conselho) sobre a continuada situação de violação de direitos dos povos indígenas da Raposa Serra do Sol.
Submission by the Conselho Indigena de Roraima, Forest Peoples Programme, Rainforest Foundation US and University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
UN Commitee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) expresses grave concerns that the security and respect for the land rights of the Macuxi, Wapichana, Taurepang, Ingaricó and Patamona indigenous peoples of Raposa Serra do Sol (RSS) in the State of Roraima, Brazil “has not improved or has even deteriorated.” Strong recommendations include completion of “the final and total removal of non-indigenous occupants of the RSS indigenous lands”. CERD calls upon the Government to report to them by 30 November 2007.
Requests further information on the situation of the indigenous peoples of Raposa Serra do Sol in preparation for CERD's 71st session (July-August 2007)
To hold Brazil accountable for its failure to protect the fundamental rights of the Ingaricó, Wapichana, Patamona, Macuxi and Taurepang Indigenous Peoples of Northern