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Intervention in Favor of the Nasa Community due to Glyphosate in Putumayo

Dejusticia intervened in the revision process of a writ of constitutional protection case due to the violation of the indigenous community Nasa's right to prior consultation in Putumayo, resulting in the aereal fumigation with glysophate of illicit crops.

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Amicus Curae in Popular Action Case against the Omission of the Ministry of Mines, the National Mining Agency, and Other Entities Responsible for Extending the “Mining Moratorium”

We present an amicus curae in the case in reference with the aim of asking the Office to protect the collective right to the environment, and qualify the decision to allow a window for mining title requests until the conditions for which the moratorium was initially instituted are overcome and to further consider this in future extensions of said moratorium.

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We Brought a Lawsuit Against the Inconstitutionality of the 13th Article (Partial) of the Mining Code

We ask the Constitutional Court to declare the inconstitutionality of that article because it allows property that has a predefined and important environmental function to be used for mining activities automatically.

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Intervention in the Case of Belo Monte

The Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA), the Center for the Study of Law, Justice and Society (DEJUSTICIA), the Socio-Environmental Institute (ISA), The Yudjá Mïratu da Volta Grande do Xingu Indigenous Association (AYMÏX) and the Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) presented before the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil written memo that shows the illegality of the Congressional permit for the Belo Monte dam.
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