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.
MST Occupations and Demonstrations
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
National Free Lula March makes history in the defense of the rights of the people.
Despite extreme food deprivation, hunger strikers stay strong and receive support and love from their families
After marching more than 30 miles, the three Free Lula March columns finally meet in Brasília
After marching more than 50 kilometers (more than 30 miles), the nearly 5,000 activists from people’s movements taking part in the Free Lula March are finally coming together this Tuesday in the central area of Brasília, known as the Pilot Plan.
Here is how the national march staged by the MST from August 10th through 15th will be organized
Activists point out expansion of finance capital and concerns about state-owned companies Petrobras and Eletrobras
Landless Workers’ Movement releases open letter endorsing Lula’s candidacy and demanding justice for Marielle Franco
Organizers and supporters feel that the outcome so far is positive and highlight expressions of support