San Francisco Chapter - International Day of Peasant Struggle 2011 Event

On April 17th in San Francisco, California, one hundred people gathered to grow solidarity between food justice movements in the cities and the food sovereignty organizations in California and beyond. Organized by the Bay Area Friends of the MST, the celebration for the International Day of Peasant Struggle was held at the San Francisco Art Institute and co-sponsored by the Urban Studies Department of the Institute.

ENFF: 10 Years in Training and the Struggle for Agrarian Reform

You've beeAAENFF Logon following all these years our activities in the struggle for agrarian reform and a Brazilian society with more equality and social justice.

The political-ideological training and the educational process are as important to the MST as conquering the land in order to work and produce food.

Therefore, we are sending a proposal (click here) for you to engage in our movement, helping in the training processes and maintenance of Florestan Fernandes National School.

We are asking for your participation and solidarity. We count on you!

Sincerely, on behalf of all the MST militants and Brazilian popular movements:

Joao Pedro Stedile, MST National Coordination and Via Campesina, and Erivan Hilario administrative collective of ENFF.

For a video on ENFF, click here.


MST performs National Week of Peasant Struggle in Pará

April 7, 2011

By João Márcio
Marabá, Pará

Da Página do MST

Between 10-17 April, the MST holds the National Week Peasant Struggle and Agrarian Reform in Pará, with a series of activities marking the 15th anniversary of the April 17th  settlement, but also recalling the massacre at Eldorado de Carajás, known worldwide, where 19 lives were lost and 69 people maimed with the guilty still unpunished today.

Eldorado dos Carajas

On April 17, 1996 . . .13 Years of Impunity

“They came from both sides and we were caught in the middle. We weren’t in the position to anything against a large group of policemen armed with rifles and machine-guns!

.‿ Avelino Germiniano, 51, survivor of the Eldorado dos Carajás Massacre.