Dear friend of the MST,
Oppression of MST and Social Movements
Dear Friends of the MST, On October 21 at 1:30 p.m., a Via Campesina encampment located at Syngenta’s 127-hectare farm used for field trials of genetically modified crops in Santa Tereza do Oeste,
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.
National Free Lula March makes history in the defense of the rights of the people.
Here is how the national march staged by the MST from August 10th through 15th will be organized
“Community fasts, solidarity actions, days of demonstration and mobilization wherever we are,” a striker claims.
Six activists from people’s movements will start an indefinite hunger strike at 4pm local time this Tuesday outside Brazil’s Supreme Court building in Brasília. The sit-down aims to demand justice in the country’s judicial system and freedom for ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
British NGO's survey shows agribusiness is the most dangerous industry for environmental defenders
Two other suspects fled. The MST links their flight to the fact that the state police announced the arrest warrant ahead of time.
This past Wednesday morning (July 11th), state police carried out an operation that ended with the arrests of four people accused of ordering and carrying out the assassination of the MST activist Fábio Santos.