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The Friends of the MST has launched a campaign to support the Free Lula Encampment, outside the prison in Curitiba where Lula is being held. The FMST has previously reported on this encampment. See http://www.mstbrazil.org/news/free-...

Landless Workers’ Movement releases open letter endorsing Lula’s candidacy and demanding justice for Marielle Franco

The Landless Workers’ Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra...

Organizers and supporters feel that the outcome so far is positive and highlight expressions of support

The continuous demonstration being staged outside the Federal Police...

420 tons of healthy food were sold during four-day event in São Paulo

Crowds were excited about the fair’s events, including seminars,...

If the proposed pension reform passes, Brazil’s social crisis could become increasingly grave

"We are witnessing a clear increase in the number of homeless people...

Brazil’s ex-president sends letter to thank MST for their support in face of political persecution against him

Lula speaking to MST activists at a camp in the...

Today the Pastoral Commission on Land (Comissão Pastoral da Terra, CPT ) is publishing data about rural conflicts in Brazil in the year 2017.


The Pastoral Commission on Land released today their...

The Boston FMST chapter along with other groups protested the presence of Sérgio Moro, prosecutor of Lula, at Harvard Law School on April 16, 2018. Moro was invited to speak by the Harvard Law Brazilian...

Members of People Without Fear Front took over beachside apartment to denounce irregularities in ex-president’s trial

                        Dozens protest inside the apartment...

With the arrest of ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to serve a 12-year sentence, Brazil’s rightwing is attempting to complete its parliamentary coup begun with the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff. A brief recap of the events leading to Lula’s imprisonment on April 7 is useful.

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