Message from the leadership of the MST-PE about the criminal Bolsonarist and Neo-Nazi invasion
MST News and Events
According to the Health Sector of MST (Movement for Landless Rural Workers in Brazil), two MST workers have already died after being infected by Covid-19, and there are five other cases of infection.
In some States dried herbs for herbal teas are being donated and there is the production and distribution of homeopathic remedies and cosmetics
by Solange Engelmann
The former President participated in the political event of the First National Meeting of Landless Women in Brasília on March 7.
On the morning of Monday March 9, the women of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) occupied the Ministry of Agriculture in the capital Brasilia. 3,500 workers from 24 states in Brazil are participating in the action, which is part of the National Days of Struggle of the Landless Women.
With the motto, “Women in the Struggle: Sowing Resistance”, over 3,500 women have been occupying Brasilia, between the 5th and 9th of march, during the 1st National Landless Women’s Meeting.
By the MST’s Gender Sector
We are able to build the year of 2020 with struggles, achievements and hopes, since 35 years ago we sowed resistance!
Lawyer Ney Strozake states that "there is nothing on the horizon that could justify a new arrest of Lula"
By Bahia Communication Collective (Coletivo de Comunicação da Bahia)
According to the United Nations (UN) State Food and Agriculture Report (Estado da Alimentação e da Agricultura), family farming can help with the eradication of world hunger and achieve sustainable food security.
With the current government that encourages hatred towards those who fight and believe in a just and equal land reform, peasants have been experiencing more and more conflicts.
So far two have been confirmed dead and about six wounded.
On the afternoon of Thursday ( April 7), two teams of Paraná Military Police, accompanied by security guards from the Araupel company attacked the Dom Tomas Balduino encampment in the Iguaçu Falls region in the center of the state.
So far two people have been confirmed dead and about six wounded—the exact number has not been confirmed—as the military police has been, at that time, preventing members of the MST from approaching the scene.
Political Education: The experience of MSTin Brazil
Ana Justo, Florestan Fernandes National School,
The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST)
Ana Justo has been a leader of Brazil's Landless Workers Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra - MST) for 23 of its 25 years. The largest social movement in Latin America, the MST has 1.5 million members. The MST struggles for land reform, access to healthcare, schools, organic production and infrastructure by promoting ground-up sustainable development based in the needs of all Brazilians. Ana coordinates the Secretariat of the MST's Florestan Fernandes National School located in Guararema, Sao Paulo.