FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Top Brazil court hears arguments in key indigenous land case • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description.
#Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday heard arguments in a seminal case over the scope of the constitution’s protection of #indigenous #land. The powerful agribusiness lobby argues that those protections should only apply to territory whose inhabitants were present in 1988, when the constitution was adopted.
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