RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) will analyze the case of the Quilombola communities of Alcântara, in northeastern Brazil, who suffered expropriations decades ago, it announced Wednesday, January 12.
The court will rule "on the affectation to the collective property of 152 communities, due to the lack of issuance of land titles, the installation of an aerospace base without due consultation and prior consent, the expropriation of their lands and territories, and the lack of judicial measures" to redress it, the IACHR said in a statement.
In 1980, then ruled by a military . . .