Maintenance. We are currently updating the site. Please check back shortly
Members login
  • TrustLaw
  • Members Portal
Subscribe

Amazon Indians stand near police at the entrance to the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam construction site

Source: Reuters - Mon, 6 May 2013 20:43 PM
Author: Reuters
cli-sec
Enlarge image
Tweet Recommend Google + LinkedIn Bookmark Email
Leave us a comment

Amazon Indians stand near police at the entrance to the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam construction site, as they continued their occupation of the area in Vitoria do Xingu, near Altamira in Para State, May 5, 2013. Amazon Indians from the Munduruku, Juruna, Kayapo, Xipaya, Kuruaya, Asurini, Parakana and Arara tribes have paralyzed, for the past three days, the construction of the dam that is projected to become the world's third largest in energy production. They are demanding that the Brazilian government hold prior consultations with indigenous peoples before building dams that affect their lands and livelihoods, an issue that has sparked years of protests against the Belo Monte dam. Police expelled journalists from the site on Saturday. Picture taken May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho (BRAZIL - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus
TOPICAL CONTENT
Topical content
LATEST SLIDESHOW

Latest slideshow

See allSee all
FEATURED JOBS
Featured jobs