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“The Landless Movement (MST) of Brazil is accused of being a criminal organization. This accusation is part of a strategy to criminalize social protest and popular movements. After weakening the Workers’ Party (PT) of Lula da Silva...

On December 7 and 8, nearly 300 leaders of 100 popular organizations of Brazil gathered to update the political platform of the Popular Brazil Front. The meeting, which was held in Belo Horizonte,...

“Long live Fidel”, thousands of protesters cried out in São Paulo, during one of the largest mobilizations convened to demand Temer’s resignation. The coupist President is unable to manage a crisis that could...

In his short time in office as an un-elected president, Temer has tried to roll back progressive measures carried out by Worker’s Party leaders.

The Brazilian senate has voted 65 to 14 for PEC 55, an austerity measure...

Last Thursday, in the framework of the II Continental Assembly of Social Movements Towards the ALBA, the first panel of speakers was led by the representative of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) of Brazil, João...

The attacks began on Monday and three pickup trucks help in the criminal action.

By Carlinhos Luz
Da Página do MST

This week, the encampment Hugo Chaves suffered another violent attack of gunmen and from the...

On Saturday November 12, 2016, about 50 people representing organizations from the Middle East gathered in an act of support and solidarity to the MST in Bethlehem, Palestine.

The organizations rejected the invasion...

To denounce the criminalization of popular movements, around a thousand people gathered this Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the National School Florestan Fernandes (ENFF), in Guararema (SP), in solidarity with the Movement...

The Friends of the MST, along with allies in other social movements, responded to the invasion of the MST’s national school (Escola Nacional Florestan Fernandes) (see article above) by organizing demonstrations in front of the...

On November 4, 2016, the police invaded Escola Nacional Florestan Fernandes (ENFF), the MST’s national school, firing live ammunition into the air. The police arrived without any warrants terrorizing classes in session. After...

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