Indigenous peoples resume occupation of Brazil’s Belo Monte dam site

Mongabay: 150 indigenous protesters have once again occupied the Belo Monte dam site in an effort to block the controversial project, reports Amazon Watch, an NGO that is helping lead the fight against the dam. Amazon watch says that members of the Parakan√£ and Juruna indigenous communities blocked a key access road, shutting down construction activities for the day. It was the eighth occupation since 2012. This demonstration aimed to push the government to respect the tribes' rights as well as earlier......

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