Mesures Conservatoires

Résolution No. 86/21
MC 869-21 - Antônio Martins Alves , Brazil

On October 21, 2021, the IACHR granted precautionary measures in favor of Antônio Martins Alves. In accordance with the request According to the request, the whereabouts or fate of the proposed beneficiary is unknown since July 16, 2021. The Commission did not have information that would indicate that substantial progress has been made in clarifying what happened or in locating the beneficiary. Consequently, in accordance with Article 25 of the Rules of Procedure, the Commission requested that Brasil:

  1. adopt the necessary measures to determine the situation and whereabouts of Antônio Martins Alves, in order to protect his rights to life and personal integrity; and
  2. report on the actions taken to investigate the alleged events that led to the adoption of this precautionary measure, so as to prevent them from reoccurring.

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Résolution No. 1/21
MC 754-20 - Members of the Guajajara and Awá Indigenous Peoples of the Araribóia Indigenous Land, Brazil

On January 4, 2021, the IACHR decided to grant precautionary measures in favor of the members of the Guajajara and Awá Indigenous Peoples in voluntary isolation, located in the Araribóia Indigenous Land. According to the request, the persons proposed as beneficiaries are at risk in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly considering their particular situation of vulnerability, lack of health care, and the presence of unauthorized third parties in their territory. Therefore, in accordance with Article 25 of the Rules of Procedure, the IACHR requested that Brazil:

  1. adopt the necessary measures to protect the rights to health, life, and personal integrity of the members of the Guajajara and Awá Indigenous Peoples of the Araribóia Indigenous Land, while implementing, from a culturally appropriate perspective, preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19, and providing them with adequate medical care in conditions of availability, accessibility, acceptability, and quality, in accordance with applicable international standards;
  2. agree on the measures to be adopted with the beneficiaries and their representatives; and
  3. report on the actions implemented to investigate the incidents that led to the adoption of this precautionary measure so as to prevent such incidents from reoccurring.

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