The decision is based on the amount time they were incarcerated, since the members of the movement were imprisoned without evidence
A judicial decision published on the afternoon of Wednesday (May 17, 2017) ordered the release of seven people who had been held in custody for more than six months, in Paraná, under Operation Castra, of the Civil Police.
1. The current global crisis of capitalism, initiated in 2008, is causing increased unemployment, increased social inequality and concentration of income and wealth, besides intensifying the use of repressive state apparatus worldwide.
2. Big capital is unable to provide outlets for capitalism’s crisis. They emphasize that it will be a deep, long crisis, which will require structural reforms. Its social consequences are still unpredictable.
Natalia Viana, 22 December 2010, 14.00 GMT
New cables published by Wikileaks reveal that the U.S. embassy and consulates in Brazil are deeply concerned about the Landless People’s Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra or MST). The diplomats claim that the three decade old movement is losing power because of outgoing President Lula’s land poverty reduction programs.
By Vanessa Ramos MST Dilma Rousseff promises not to criminalize social movements, but in fact what should we expect from the president-elect?
By Mark Weisbrot - Guardian (UK)
Like the rally led by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central that brought hundreds of thousands of people into the streets of Washington DC on Saturday, Brazil's election on Sunday was a contest of "Restore Sanity" versus "Keep Fear Alive."
By Peter Carrano Radioagência NP What should be the attitude of the popular and union movements, and which standards should be central in the office of the government of Dilma, newly elected pres
At the start of this year’s electoral process, social movements in Brasil and Brasil’s Via Campesina made the political decision to undertake efforts to elect the largest number possible of legisla
For João Pedro Stedile, of the MST’s national leadership, Dilma’s victory would allow a scenario and confluence of forces more conducive to social progress.