In April of 1996, 21 farm workers were murdered; those who survived turned their pain into struggle
MST Occupations and Demonstrations
The MST coordinator launches a book on agrarian reform in the world and proposes that in Brazil it should be based on agroecology
In addition to the valuable task of providing food to the urban population, each MST activist has the mission of preventing coronavirus from preparation to the sale of products
Reactions to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic have highlighted different aspects of Brazilian society. On April 1, in São Paulo (SP), the Madero restaurant chain announced the layoff of 600 workers. On the same day, in Rio Grande do Sul, the Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST) announced that it will donate 12 tons of organic rice to help compose the basic food basket for vulnerable people.
In addition to the solidarity actions that spread throughout Brazil, the president of Copavi emphasizes the decisive role of the state: "Many families are deprived of work, and will have no alternative but this urgent help from the state"
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.
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!