News and Updates: all

goiasOn Sunday morning August 31, more than three thousand landless families occupied the Santa Monica Fazenda, located between the municipalities of Alexânia...

Ana ChaAna Chã, a member of the MST’s Culture Collective, gave two presentations on the role of culture in social movements, particularly the MST. On August 11, 2014, in the Bay Area, she addressed cultural workers at Occupy the Farm in...

On July 8, 2014 our sister and comrade, Charity Hicks, succumbed to injuries she sustained from a hit and run accident in New York City. Charity Hicks at Macarenco EncampmentCharity...

By Maura Silva

Translated by Omid Afzalalghom

It was early evening on Tuesday (15th) when Cinquentenário de Israel Square, in the Higienópolis neighbourhood of São Paulo, began to be lit up by candles lit in honour of the 200-plus people killed in recent Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip. 

The vigil, organised by...

palestineA new Israeli military offensive has already resulted in hundreds of arrests and deaths in occupied Palestine. Across the West Bank, Gaza, Jerusalem,...

On Monday July 14 the MST published a letter about the police repression of a protest that was carried out before the final World Cup game in Rio de Janeiro. Hundred of demonstrators were surrounded in the Saens Peña Plaza and could only leave after the end of the game.

Tear gas and rubber bullets were launched indiscriminately and even...

On Monday July 7, various social movements like the MST, People's Uprising of Youth, Consulta Popular, the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB), and the World March of Women (WMW) carried out actions and artistic events throughout the country on the National Day of Action for a Constitutional...

by Maíra Kubík Mano

Every day in front of the Embassy of Ecuador in London, a group of five people meet for a protest. With some posters and a hand-sewn banner, they are demanding the release of Wikileaks found Julian Assange who is confined in the building. "We are organizing a big action on June 19, can you participate?" they ask...

April 17In one of many protests on Thursday April 17, around 500 MST workers  from the Brazilian Federal District (state to which Brasilia, nation's capital,...

The Friends of the MST is saddened to report the death of John Kinsman on January 20, 2014 at the age of 87.  John was a founder John Kinsmanand president of the Family Farm Defenders, a member...

Pages