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.
The continuity of the coup government of Michel Temer and of his parliamentarians in the Congress is one of the negatives points of this year.
The question that prevails is: What to expect of 2018?
Every new year there is a balance of the advances and setbacks in the life of the people. But in this 2017, filled with memorable events, it is difficult to chose.
The Landless Worker’s Movement (MST) will be awarded the Juliana Santilli prize for conservation and agro-ecology.
Members of Brazil’s largest social movement the Landless Worker’s Movement (MST) will be awarded the Juliana Santilli prize for conservation and sustainable use of agro-biodiversity.
The revolutionary culture we envision in our militant practice is action for liberation, on all fronts.
Open letter of the Brazilian Committee of Human Rights Defenders affirms that the public power stopped acting to prevent deaths and murders previously announced
Among the central demands of the Cry of the Excluded were the defense of social security, the annulment of the Labor Reform and the fight against the privatizations of Eletrobras and Petrobras.
Thousands of people took to the streets this September 7th under the motto: "For rights and democracy, the struggle is every day"
On this holiday of September 7, popular movements and sectors of the Catholic Church organized the traditional Cry of the Excluded in various cities across the country. In the 23rd edition of the action, the protesters went the streets under the motto: "For rights and democracy, the struggle is every day".
Women and the elderly suffered torture and beatings.
More than 50 families from Clodomir Santos, Ipueiras and Brejinho de Nazaré districts in Tocantins, have been suffering from death threats and attacks for several days. The workers had their tents and belongings burned by violent action by gunmen at the behest of landowners claiming to be owners of the occupied and conflicted area.