MST Occupations and Demonstrations
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
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
The Movement says it will resist, and the Pernambuco government is mobilizing to avoid the eviction
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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.
Latin America’s largest demonstration organized by female rural workers, Daisies’ March energizes people’s struggle
Maria Anecy Martins arrived in Brasília this week with glowing eyes to join the 2019 Daisies’ March. The 45-year-old small farmer is one of the 100,000 peasant women who joined the 2-day event that ended with a massive rally that took over the streets of Brazil’s capital.
Truck attack happened in Valinhos, outside São Paulo, when families from the Marielle Vive Camp held a demonstration
The police arrested on Thursday evening Leo Luiz Ribeiro, who confessed to killing a 72-year-old landless farmer during a demonstration held by the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) in Valinhos, an hour-drive out of São Paulo.
In memory of an activist who was killed in the struggle - Luis Ferreira lives!
An MST member was killed and a journalist was injured after a truck was driven over protesters in Valinhos, São Paulo
A driver rammed a truck at high speed on Thursday into a demonstration held by landless families who live in the Marielle Vive Camp in Valinhos, a one-hour drive out of São Paulo, Brazil, killing an elderly man and injuring a journalist.