News and Updates: FMST News

 

Just a few days after the Free Lula vigil in Curitiba, Brazil marked its one month anniversary, I visited the site to...

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-...

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...

Demanding "Free Lula Now!" and "Defend Brazilian Democracy," FMST chapters and Brazilians for Democracy and Social Justice protested at the Brazilian consulates in Chicago and Washington D.C. In the coming weeks, there will be more protests at Brazilian embassies and consulates throughout the world.

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SOGABy Celso de Alvear

Reflections of a Journey: on a US university campus, the Brazilian landless peasants movement inspire...

NOTE: Instead of news from the FMST, we bring you this excellent summary of Che Guevara by João Pedro Stedile, a member of the MST's National Coordination.

This year is the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s murder in the mountains of Bolivia by Bolivian military forces, following orders of the CIA.

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The Friends of the MST (Washington D.C. chapter) joined with Code Pink for Peace, Brazilian Expats for Democracy and Social Justice, LACAN (Latin America and Caribbean Action Network) and the ANSWER Coalition to demand an end to...

The FMST is a member organization of the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) and participated the People’s Climate March on Saturday, April 30, 2017. The march drew well over 100,000 people to Washington D.C. on a sweltering day. Marches were held throughout the country and the world to protest the disastrous policies on climate change by...

On April 17, members of the Friends of the MST (FMST) and Family Farm Defenders (FFD), a ​ Wisconsin based organization, commemorated the International Day of Peasant Struggle by holding two protests in Chicago: the...

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