The destruction of the Amazon rainforest has been a hallmark of Jair Bolsonaro's time as president of Brazil. During his term, a total of 45,586 km² was lost, a 53% increase compared to the previous four years.
The International Criminal Court Prosecutor is asked to investigate whether the mass human rights abuses that have taken place in the Brazilian Amazon over the last 10 years constitute crimes against humanity.
Charlie Holt and Richard Harvey•3 min read
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