SPECIAL APPEAL from Friends of the MST
Greetings from the Friends of Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement! We are writing to you today with both exciting updates as well as an urgent plea for your support.
1. FMST NEWSLETTER--NEED YOUR ADDRESS:
We have printed a lovely 4-page Summer FMST Newsletter that we would like to send to MST supporters. Please send your updated ADDRESS to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible so we can get one in the mail to you.
2. FMST UPDATES & SPECIAL APPEAL FOR SUPPORT:
We need your help! Due the global significance of the MST and its need for international solidarity, we have built a vibrant organization of MST supporters on a shoestring budget. This year, we were able to activate this network in support of the MST’s National March for Land Reform. Friends of the MST nationwide gathered at the Brazilian Embassy and consulates, film screenings and discussion sessions that attracted major media attention to the issues of land reform and human rights in Brazil. Enclosed you will find updates on the MST’s mobilizations as well as solidarity activities held here in the US. Thanks goes to all who participated and helped made these activities possible.
Amidst corruption scandals in Brazil that threaten the 2006 reelection of Workers Party President Inácio “Lula