Dear Friends of the MST, On October 21 at 1:30 p.m., a Via Campesina encampment located at Syngenta’s 127-hectare farm used for field trials of genetically modified crops in Santa Tereza do Oeste,
PRESS RELEASE from VIA CAMPESINA Armed Militia Attacks Via Campesina Encampment and Kills Activist There were no hostages at the site, to the contrary of reports by the Globo News Network.
BRASILIA, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Brazil's militant landless peasants invaded tree plantations of Votorantim and Stora Enso paper companies on Tuesday, destroying saplings as part of a protest against m
Dear friends of the MST,
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - A group of Brazilian landless peasants threatened on Monday to block a railroad run by mining giant CVRD and halt iron ore shipments from Carajas area in a protest
Dear Friends of the MST,
Since 1985, Brazilian families have in large numbers taken to the MST’s call for “bottom-up” agrarian reform.
2021 is beginning.
We at the MST want, first of all, to express our solidarity and our affection for the thousands of Brazilians who have lost loved ones and for all those who suffer from the effects of the pandemic and the neglect of governments at the behest of capital.
Expansion of the Alcântara Launch Center could mean the removal families and another affront to Brazilian sovereignty