Costa Rica: Open letter to Costa Rica authorities regarding increased aggression towards indigenous Bribri and Brörán


‘Costa Rica has seen an increase in violence against indigenous communities. The Bribri peoples of Salitre and Brörán peoples of Térraba have repeatedly denounced these attacks to national and international bodies, and both peoples were granted Precautionary Measures in 2015, which remain unfulfilled. In light of this, Forest Peoples Programme once again condemns the recent acts of violence and threats against the members of these indigenous communities.’ (…)

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