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Indigenous activists backed by environmental teams have filed a lawsuit in a French courtroom towards the grocery store chain Casino, alleging that its shops in Latin America promote meat linked to land-grabs and deforestation within the Amazon.
The lawsuit in Saint-Etienne, the place the Casino Group is headquartered, marks the primary time a French grocery store chain has been taken to courtroom over deforestation and human rights violations allegedly dedicated by its suppliers.
In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro’s authorities has drastically weakened measures designed to fight deforestation, even though the destruction of the rainforest is the principle reason behind greenhouse emissions within the nation.