Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Schweizer’

OMCT launches documentary “Amazon Indians on borrowed time”

January 28, 2013

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This 30-minute film, directed by Daniel Schweizer, is part of OMCT’s sponsorship project “Defend the Defenders”. The film follows a mission of OMCT in Brazil, accompanied by the sponsor and actress Noémie Kocher, showcasting human rights defenders of indigenous peoples rights, Megaron and Davi Yanomami Kopenawa. The documentary – available through VIMEO –  illustrates the challenges and threats facing the indigenous Yanomami and Kayapo and their defenders on the construction of Belo Monte hydroelectric dam and illegal mining in Amazonia.


For more information on the Sponsorship project “Defend the Defenders”, visit OMCT