July 27, 2015

Brazil: Stop Eviction of the Apika’y Indigenous Community (UA 163/15)

The Apika’y Indigenous People, one of the most vulnerable of the Guarani Kaiowá communities of Mato Grosso do Sul state, are once again facing forced eviction. The judge who issued the eviction order only notified the community five days in advance, and the authorities have not adequately consulted with the community or provided them with resettlement alternatives.