"For the martyrs of Eldorado", says Brazilian Landless Workers' Movement leader, "we are willing to face this new time"
MST Occupations and Demonstrations
This year's April Campaign denounces hunger and slavery and reaffirms the struggle for land, democracy and in defense of the environment. Photo: MST/BA Communication Collective and Jonas Souza
COVID-19 paralyzed the world and exposes the vulnerability of the current globalized agribusiness food system and the dangers it poses to all forms of life.
On the morning of Monday March 9, the women of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) occupied the Ministry of Agriculture in the capital Brasilia. 3,500 workers from 24 states in Brazil are participating in the action, which is part of the National Days of Struggle of the Landless Women.
With the motto, “Women in the Struggle: Sowing Resistance”, over 3,500 women have been occupying Brasilia, between the 5th and 9th of march, during the 1st National Landless Women’s Meeting.
The Movement signed commitments in the struggle for Agrarian Reform, against the withdrawal of rights of the Brazilian people, in defense of the environment and national sovereignty
By the National Coordination of the MST
During the campaign of struggle, women from the countryside and the city unite against the violence and setbacks of the Bolsonaro government.
by Maura Silva
The strength of women is kicking off the year of major mobilizations in the country. Under the motto: "For the sake of women’s lives, we are all Marielle!" Thousands of rural and urban women will unite in the fight against violence, against Bolsonaro and the setbacks imposed by his government.
The decision is based on the amount time they were incarcerated, since the members of the movement were imprisoned without evidence
A judicial decision published on the afternoon of Wednesday (May 17, 2017) ordered the release of seven people who had been held in custody for more than six months, in Paraná, under Operation Castra, of the Civil Police.
Over a hundred thousand people attended the protest against the Temer government on Sunday, September 4 on Paulista Avenue. The demonstration, organized as a united action by the Brazil Popular Front and People Without Fear, criticized the process of institutional breakdown in the country and the agenda to curtail rights announced by the PMDB.
This August, the National Encampment for Agrarian Reform in Brasilia and mobilizations organized by the MST and by the movements of Via Campesina throughout the country secured important victories