Indigenous and Riverbank Communities Call on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Suspend the Massive Belo Monte Dam

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As the government prepares to issue the dam’s construction license, communities urge the Commission to denounce illegalities in licensing and violations of human rights

” target=”_blank”>deems illegal.  In the meantime, Brazil’s Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento (BNDES) has stated its aim to disburse project finance loans to Norte Energia, S.A. by the end of 2010, despite the bank’s inability to prove that it has applied its own social and environmental safeguards in its financial assessment of the Belo Monte Dam Complex.

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