by Plinio Arruda Sampaio Published in Folha de S.
In recent days, the press has been giving rise to a series of materials about the MST that express an offensive of the right-wing forces.
The Landless Workers Movement (MST) announces its sorrow at the death on Thursday February 5 of the Federal Deputy Adão Pretto and extends its solidarity to the family at this time of loss for Braz
Esteemed friends of the MST, The approval of Provisionary Measure 422, Medida Provisória (MP) 422, by the federal deputies on Tuesday night, May 27, a few hours after the resignation of Marina Silva, the Ministry of the Environment, confirms that the defense of biodiversity is losing the battle against deforestation and development at whatever cost, which are defended by diverse sectors of the government. The recently approved MP 422 can be translated as the “legalization of land grabbing”. It deals with the sale of public lands of up to 1,500 hectares without bidding— broadening the limit by a thousand hectares—under the tutelage of INCRA (National Institute of Colonization and Agrarian Reform, or Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária).
Dear Friends of the MST,
Provisional decree could lead to escalation of land conflicts in the world’s biggest rain forest
The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, signed on Tuesday, December 10 a provisional decree (MP) that aims to formalize the land titles of around 600,000 rural estates by 2022.
FIAN Brazil launches report exposing how authoritarianism has drastically eroded the right to food in the country.
The bill was voted and approved by the São Paulo City Council and was officially published by the Parliamentary Secretary Genera on September 4, 2019
Repossession process for encampment in Valinhos (SP) must undergo further analysis
The Court of Justice of São Paulo (TJSP) suspended for 90 days the order of repossession of the area including the Marielle Vive! encampment, in Valinhos (SP), in the region of Campinas. The court ruling guarantees that as long as the case is under consideration, the 700 families will not be evicted.