Experts issue warning to investors as Brazil’s corrupt Batista family attempt to gain almost full control of world’s biggest meat company
Civil society organisations from Brazil, the EU and US with expertise in anti-corruption, climate change, and human rights have issued a warning to more than 200 investors, urging them to steer clear of meat company JBS’s attempt to dual list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
Amazon Summit must put environmental defenders at the heart of commitments, as leaders convene in Brazil
On 8th and 9th August, leaders of eight rainforest nations are convening in the city of Belém in Pará, Brazil, to discuss the future of the Amazon Rainforest.
New tracking tool launched to monitor Amazon deforestation in meatpacker supply chain
A new tool has been launched today by Global Witness that tracks Amazon deforestation linked to the indirect supply chain of the world’s biggest meatpacker, JBS.
Open Letter to the Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs on Escazú Agreement
Global Witness has joined 144 other NGOs worldwide calling for Brazil to ratify the Escazú Agreement to protect the rights of land and environmental defenders via an open letter.
Facebook approves for publication ads with death threats and calls to violence following violent protests in Brazil
Just days after violent anti-democratic attacks in Brazil, Facebook approved ads for publication that called on people to take up arms and storm government buildings, made explicit death threats against Lula supporters and their children, and described the election as stolen
Brazil insurrection: Social media platforms must act to stop spread of disinformation and calls to violence
Social media firms must immediately implement emergency “break the glass” measures to protect Brazilian democracy
Brazilian palm oil firm, BBF, ramps up violence against Indigenous peoples in final days of Bolsonaro rule
Cargill and others suspend trade with BBF in response, Global Witness calls on firms to permanently terminate purchases
Mark Carney firm offloaded farms linked to deforestation and human rights abuses in hypocrisy-ridden 'slash and sell' strategy
Brookfield sells off deforestation linked lands instead of rectifying damage
Crimes against humanity committed in the Brazilian Amazon: criminal case filed at the International Criminal Court
We're supporting the Climate Counsel, Greenpeace Brasil and Observatório do Clima, in calling for the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged crimes against humanity in Brazil
After repeated warnings YouTube and Facebook continue to approve blatant disinformation on their platforms ahead of tense Brazilian presidential run off
YouTube and Facebook are still allowing disinformation related to the Brazilian Presidential election to be published, despite repeated warnings
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