Nonprofit Pursues Jair Bolsonaro at ICC for “Crimes Against Humanity” for Destroying the Amazon

HeadlineOct 13, 2021

An Austrian legal organization is urging the International Criminal Court in The Hague to investigate far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for “crimes against humanity” over his destruction of the Amazon. The landmark complaint filed by the group AllRise said Bolsonaro’s actions have led to a “widespread attack on the Amazon, its dependents and its defenders that not only result in the persecution, murder and inhumane suffering in the region, but also upon the global population.”

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