The trial of the colonel of the Military Police of Pará who commanded the massacre of Eldorado de Carajás, Mário Pantoja de Oliveira, has been postponed once again.
MST Urgent Actions
The MST needs your support to stop a campaign to criminalize all social movement activity in Rio Grande do Sul
Dear Friends of the MST, As we conveyed in the most recent MST Informa, many NGOs and social movements in Brazil are against government's plan to redirect water from the São Francisco river.
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,
A little over a year ago, the MST asked for international solidarity to stop the eviction of 450 families from the MST settlement in the state of Minas Gerais. Because of the large outpouring of support and solidarity, the order of eviction was suspended in July 2019. Now, a new order of eviction has been issued with an eviction date of August 12. Information on the Quilombo Campo Grande settlement is below.
An aggressive attack is being waged against MST landless peasants in the northern state of Pará, Brazil.
Dear Friends and Supporters of the MST: We received the following urgent request from the MST's Human Rights Sector asking supporters throughout the world to contact the Governor of Paraná to begin an investigation into the murder of a landless family, lending their support to a land occupation. Below is the request. We've included documents and sample email letters. Please take the time to write the governor.
Dear Friends of MST,
Under the Brazilian Constitution, landless families have the right to occupy arable land that is not being used in order to grow food to feed themselves.