Brazilian Indigenous Peoples under threat
In November and December 2011, actress Noémie Kocher accompanied a
mission in Brazil to meet indigenous defenders Megaron and Davi Kopenawa. One
of the objective of the mission was to highlight how indigenous peoples' rights
are jeopardized by the economic development.
this mission, 2 movies were produced by Daniel Schweizer:
Several screenings of this OMCT movie have
been organized in 2012:
- In March in Sion (Switerzland) in presence of human rights
defender Davi Kopenawa
- On May 26 and 28 at the International Film
Festival of Human Rights in Buenos Aires.
The screening of Monday,
May 28 was followed by a debate with human rights defender Megaron
TXUCARRAMÃE, sponsor and actress Noemie Kocher, a representative of Centro de Estudios
Legal and Social - CELS, member organization OMCT's in Argentina and Daniel Schweizer.
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- In November in Berne and in Geneva
en sursis" a documentary realized for the Swiss
television. This documentary was screened on 4 March 2012
during an evening co-presented by OMCT and RTS at Alhambra (in the
framework of the 10th edition of FIFDH).
Please support the defenders of indigenous
peoples rights by signing our petitions to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
- No to the belo Monte Dam!
- Protect the rights of the