Indigenous peoples of Goias and Tocantins occupy AGU in Palmas (TO) and ask for repeal of Decree 303

Indigenous peoples of Goias and Tocantins occupy AGU in Palmas (TO) and ask for repeal of Decree 303

Uploaded by: Administrator at 5/22/2013. Source: Communication Advice        

 By Renato Santana,

de Palmas (TO)

           

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Demanding the repeal of Decree 303, about indigenous peoples 11 500 of Goiás and Tocantins, camped out at the Federal University of Tocantins to the community Assembly of two States, occupied on the afternoon of Tuesday, 21, the headquarters of the Solicitor-General of the Union (AGU) in Palmas (TO).  

“The Government has sought war with us. That’s not what we want. This Ruling opens the doors of our homes to agribusiness. That’s not what we want. We demand the repeal of the Ordinance, “said Antonio Apinajé. 

After close partially the Avenida Joaquim Teotônio Insured, the demonstration followed with tracks, bordunas and rituals for the building of AGU. The group entered the premises peacefully body and only withdrew after being received by the Prosecutor Eduardo Prado dos Santos. 

“We have come to say that we do not want this Ordinance 303. For now she was only suspended, but we want your withdrawal, “said Wagner Krahô operation. The Prosecutor only received the Indians after representatives of the National Indian Foundation (Funai) appeared to mediate the situation. 

The 303 was published about a year ago. The Minister of the AGU, Luís Inácio Adams, with the measure to extend to the other indigenous lands of the country the constraints of the Raposa Serra do Sol, approved by the Ministers of the Supreme Court (STF), in 2009. The conditions were suggested by the former Minister, already dead, Mark. However, to date, have never been voted on. 

After pressure of the indigenous movement and of statements by the Minister of Justice Jose Eduardo Cardozo and the then President of the Supreme Court, the former Minister Carlos Ayres Brito, contrary to the terms of the Ordinance, Adams backed down and suspended until the vote on the conditions. 

The occupation ended only with the arrival of the Federal Prosecutor, who received the document the natives and ensured that the would forward to the Minister Adams, in Brasilia. The walls of the AGU were dyed annatto. 

“I’m here as a mother that cares about the future of the children. Are you wanting to kill us? This Ordinance is to benefit the 303 Kátia Abreu [rural Senator and President of CNA]. The Katia Abreu plant soybeans on her farm and let the indigenous lands in peace, “said Izhar Krahô. 

On the agenda of this Assembly Wednesday, 22, the theme will be the indigenous health in the States of Goiás and Tocantins.

Demanding the repeal of Decree 303, about 500 natives of eleven people from Goiás and Tocantins, camped out at the Federal University of Tocantins to the community Assembly of two States, occupied on the afternoon of Tuesday, 21, the headquarters of the Solicitor-General of the Union (AGU) in Palmas (TO).

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