In 2020, Brazil did not sow rights; on the contrary, the country took lives, especially the lives of women, black and poor lives, all with a lot of violence and impunity
The Movement of People Affected by Dams – MAB organizes the agenda of struggles that marks two years of Vale’s Crime in Brumadinho – “There’s only Justice with struggle and organization”
We are the victims of a barbaric crime that is far from a correct solution, but we are also people who struggle and are willing to fight and put life above profit
This action took place to denounce the exclusion of those affected at the company negotiation meetings with public bodies; after four hours waiting for answers at the company headquarters, Vale refused to listen to the requests made by the population impacted by the crime
The electricity industry of Brazil is dominated by large international corporations that obtain extraordinary profits at the expense of Brazilian natural resources and the pockets of the working class
A project prepared by the BNDES intends to deliver the water services and the sanitation network of 64 municipalities in Rio de Janeiro to the private initiatives even this year. Rio de Janeiro will be used to test the waters before the implementation of this new sanitation model in the rest of the country
With activities in several states from the “Planting Lives” campaign and a national act transmitted live, the movement celebrates a day of struggle, raising awareness about devastation in the region
The MAB commemorates the results after one year of the “Planting Lives” campaign and says it will continue to act in defense of the Amazon in the next period.