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Under traditional international human rights law doctrine, the state is obligated to protect human rights in its territory, and it is the state that bears responsibility for human rights violations committed by private actors.
U.S. House of Representatives Resolution 594 Expressing Profound Concern about Threats to Human Rights, the Rule of Law, Democracy, and the Environment in Brazil (September 2019)
U.S. Senate Resolution 337 Expressing Concern about the Fires in the Amazon Rainforest (September 2019)
Coordenação das Organizações Indígenas da Amazônia Brasileira (C.O.I.A.B.)
On September 27, 2019, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a public hearing on "Environmental Protection in the Amazon and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil."
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a public hearing on 13 February 2019 to discuss the human rights situation of indigenous peoples in Brazil
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