Scoops, controversies, and threats of authoritarianism marked last week in one of Brazil’s most notorious cases
Oppression of MST and Social Movements
34th day of resistance!
After completing 34 days of struggle at the Resistance Camp in Defense of Paulo Freire Training Center and the Normandia Settlement, we had a great legal victory: Judge Manoel Erhardt decided to suspend the decision of the 24th Federal Court of Caruaru -PE , which determined the eviction of the Paulo Freire Training Center, a collective area of the Normandia Settlement.
The Movement says it will resist, and the Pernambuco government is mobilizing to avoid the eviction
AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE IS A LINK TO ANOTHER ARTICLE THAT INCLUDES WAYS YOU CAN HELP FIGHT THIS EVICTION.
Opinion by: Marília Arraes, Federal Congresswoman, Worker’s Party, Pernambuco
The story is long and more like a script from those horror movies that make us lose sleep.
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.
Strikers made stoppages in public transportation, blocked roads and organized street demonstrations in 380 cities
The streets answered with a resounding “no” to Jair Bolsonaro’s proposition of pension reform, to his intentions of restraining rights, and to the continuity of attacks against the people that have been happening since Michel Temer’s coup d’etat in 2016.
Demonstrations will honor the 19 victims of the Carajás Massacre, killed by the military police 23 years ago on Apr. 17
People’s movements, unions, and federations of rural workers are organizing a number of protests this month to demand public policies for rural areas. The demonstrations are dubbed “Red April” and take place every year, especially during the week of April 17th, International Day of Peasants’ Struggle.