Brazil: "Amazonian Indians on borrowed time", the third OMCT documentary is now online
On the occasion ofthe presentation of theannual report of theSpecial Rapporteur ontheRights of Indigenous Peoples to the UN Human Rights Council, OMCT presents his thirddocumentary "Amazon Indians on borrowed time".
Thisfilm, directed byDanielSchweizer,ispartof OMCT sponsorship project"Defend the Defenders".
The film followsan OMCT missionin Brazil,accompanied by the sponsorand actressNoémieKocher,showcasting defenders of indigenous peoples rights,Megaronand DaviYanomamiKopenawa. The documentaryillustrates the challengesand threatsfacingtheindigenousYanomamiandKayapoand their defenders in relation to the construction ofthe Belo Montehydroelectric dam andillegal mining in Amazonia.
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For more informationonthe Sponsorship project"Defend the Defenders", click here.