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Brazilian peasants organize protests to demand land reform and social justice

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.

MST celebrates 35 years of struggle and resistance

Bringing together some 400 Movement members, the political event in honor of the MST's 35 years of existence was attended by parliamentarians, representatives of popular movements, university professors and friends of the organization.

During the event, the MST launched the "Letter to the Brazilian People", addressing the Movement's position in the current Brazilian and international political situation.

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