Organizers and supporters feel that the outcome so far is positive and highlight expressions of support
MST Occupations and Demonstrations
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 state of Minas Gerais in 2017 / Ricardo Stuckert
The action in solidarity with Lula da Silva could face a crackdown after defying a court order prohibiting the encampment.
Demonstrations demand freedom for former president Lula, on the day of his possible arrest
A democratic vigil of popular movements accompanies Lula at the Metalworkers' Union of ABC, in São Bernardo do Campo
Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets last week throughout the country to express their grief and protest the murder of militant and councilwoman Marielle Franco (of the Socialism and Freedom Party, PSOL) and her driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes.
Photo Credit: Midia Ninja
Brazil’s top court rules against ex-president’s petition by a 6-to-5 vote; Chief Justice broke the tie
After Chief Justice Carmen Lúcia delivered her opinion in last night’s session (4), by 6-to-5 vote of the Supreme Court of Brazil (STF) ruled against the preventive habeas corpus petition filed by ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s defense team in an effort to prevent judge Sérgio Moro to order his arrest.
With joy and irreverence, the MST Folia bloc has drawn important guidelines around the struggle for democracy
The place is the same where the encampment Marcelino Chiarello was violently evicted in November 2017.
On Saturday morning, February 17, 2018, 400 families of the MST of Santa Catarina reoccupied the area where the encampment Marcelino Chiarello suffered a violent eviction in November 2017.
Over the last week, in Brazil and different parts of the world, hundreds of thousands of us have been mobilizing, handing out flyers, giving public classes, holding vigils, marches, actions, roadblocks and occupations in order to promote dialogue and alert the society about the farcical trial that is being carried out against presidential candidate Lula da Silva Porto Alegre and explaining its significance: it is a prolongation of the coup that began in 2016.