[12/03/2018] Paulo Sergio Almeida Nascimento [Associação dos Caboclos, Indígenas e Quilombolas da Amazônia]

Gender: Male

Location of the incident: Brazil

Counting Unit: Individual

Affiliation on the individual / type of group: Community leader or member

Specific attack on the HRD(s) / Rights of the HRD(s) affected by the incident:

  • Killings

Date of the incident: Mon 12 Mar 2018

Date accuracy: All correct

Summary of the incident: On March 12 2018, Paulo Sergio Ameida Nascimento was shot 4 times and murdered. He was a representative of Caboclos association and together with other two representatives he was asking the authorities to protect his life due to threats received. He was known for his work against the Hydro project in the province of Bacarena. Company denies any involvement.

Related Company/Companies:


Name: Norsk Hydro

Company sector: Metals & steel Energy

Headquarters: Headquarters in Norway

Alleged degree of company involvement: Indirect

Responded: Yes

Response: Brasil: Três mulheres ameaçadas, perseguidas & intimidadas por denunciarem contaminação por resíduos sólidos da Hydro; empresa nega acusações

Issues the HRD is/was working on:

  • Environment: General

Sources of information:

https://racismoambiental.net.br/2018/03/12/lider-que-denunciava-hydro-e-teve-protecao-de-vida-negada-pelo-governo-e-assassinado/

http://amazonia.org.br/2018/03/lider-que-denunciava-hydro-e-teve-protecao-de-vida-negada-pelo-governo-e-assassinado/

https://business-humanrights.org/pt/brasil-l%C3%ADder-comunit%C3%A1rio-paulo-s%C3%A9rgio-almeida-nascimento-%C3%A9-assassinado-membros-de-sua-associa%C3%A7%C3%A3o-relacionam-morte-com-den%C3%BAncias-contra-hydro-alunorte-por-crimes-socioambientais