Threats and violations of the human right to water in Conceição do Mato Dentro and Alvorada de Minas, Minas Gerais

Minas Gerais

Dossier-denunciation produced by the Collective Margarida Alves and by the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT). Brazil, Minas Gerais, 2017

The human right to drinking water is threatened, in Minas Gerais, by extracting minerals that consume a lot of water, pollute bogs and reduce the water resources available to communities for drinking ad human use.
The Pastoral Land Commission (CPT), Caritas Brasileira and MAM – Movement for Popular Sovereignty in Mining produced an interesting Dossier which denounces the expropriation of the human right to water for communities living near the Mines in Minas Gerais.

Read the Dossier-denunciation