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Brazil’s highest court suspends vote on indigenous land rights

Environmental experts and indigenous activists have said Judge Alexandre de Moraes’ request for review, while not unusual, is likely to pass the buck to Congress. Internal Supreme Court guidelines state that de Moraes has a maximum of 60 days to review the case. But Juliana Batista, a lawyer at the nonprofit Socio-Environmental Institute, said judges rarely meet this deadline.

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