More than one million people took part in protests against education budget cuts and the pension reform
MST Occupations and Demonstrations
Demonstrations will honor the 19 victims of the Carajás Massacre, killed by the military police 23 years ago on Apr. 17
People’s movements, unions, and federations of rural workers are organizing a number of protests this month to demand public policies for rural areas. The demonstrations are dubbed “Red April” and take place every year, especially during the week of April 17th, International Day of Peasants’ Struggle.
In a follow up to the massive nationwide protests on International Women's Day, the women from the MST occupied the farm of a known sexual abuser and blocked the train tracks of the Vale company, responsible for the deaths of over 300 people from the bursting of a dam in Minas Gerais. We bring you both these stories.
Fighting for justice for Marielle and the dead from mining, women from MST block Vale's train in Minas Gerais
We bring you two articles on the demonstrations and celebrations of International Women's Day. The articles detail the actions of the MST and other social movements throughout Brazil.
On March 8, women all over Brazil honor Marielle Franco and attack Bolsonaro
After 24 days of resistance against the injunction that ordered the eviction of the Quilombo Campo Grande Camp families, Judge Marcos Henrique Caldeira Brant suspended the decision of the Agrarian Court. He considered that the peasants "have occupied the rural area for a considerable period, approximately 14 years, with cultivation of coffee plantations among others, including buildings in which their families live," as the document states.
MST’s Débora Nunes talks about campaign against Bolsonaro, threats of a fascist presidency and international solidarity
Landless workers’ leader spoke with Brasil de Fato on the next steps for the left after Jair Bolsonaro’s victory
"We leave this process with closer ties and organized capacity and strength to resist this professed fascist offensive," said João Pedro Stedile, from the national coordination of the Landless Workers' Movement (MST) about the result of Brazil's 2018 presidential elections.
Law expert Ludimar Rafanhin says president Michel Temer may rush to pass proposed reform after runoff election
National Free Lula March makes history in the defense of the rights of the people.
Despite extreme food deprivation, hunger strikers stay strong and receive support and love from their families