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Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes

Expand Irupe and Pinon, both in their 40s, live in a community a few hours’ drive from Campo Grande, the capital city of Mato Grosso do Sul in mid-west Brazil. They told Human Rights Watch that the most recent incident of poisoning was in early 2018, when they felt spray from a tractor spraying pesticides in the nearby plantation. Among her symptoms, Irupe experienced dizziness, headache, and vomiting. © 2018 Marizilda Cruppé for Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the…

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