RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Crimes against the environment are crimes against humanity": that's the bottom line rationale a group of climate and legal experts around Austrians Johannes Wesemann (ex-Uber boss in Austria) and Wolfram Proksch (a lawyer in Vienna) is using to go before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
On Tuesday, AllRise, an environmental NGO from Austria recently founded by Wesemann, officially filed charges against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
"We are filing charges against Jair . . .