RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Baskut Tuncak, UN special rapporteur on toxic substances, concludes that impunity reigns when the issue is environmental crime in Brazil. At the end of his mission throughout the country, he alerts that Brazil is on a "tragic path of dismantling the environmental protection institutions".
The expert was in the country for two weeks in December 2019 and he will present his final report before the UN Human Rights Council in the second half of 2020.
In an interview with a UOL columnist, the UN rapporteur presented some of his first observations on a report that promises . . .