MST Victories

VICTORY! Justice suspends eviction order of Paulo Freire Training Center in Caruaru (PE)

34th day of resistance!

After completing 34 days of struggle at the Resistance Camp in Defense of Paulo Freire Training Center and the Normandia Settlement, we had a great legal victory: Judge Manoel Erhardt decided to suspend the decision of the 24th Federal Court of Caruaru -PE , which determined the eviction of the Paulo Freire Training Center, a collective area of the Normandia Settlement.

Film about the MST and agroecology wins UN award

Video presents the agroecological production of the Contestado settlement, located in Lapa (PR), 60 kilometers from Curitiba

The short film “What is agroecology” won the Global Youth Video Contest on Climate Change - TVEBioMovies 2019, sponsored by the United Nations (UN). The film was produced by the young Rafael Forsetto and Kiane Assis, and won the category “food and human health.”

Court suspends eviction from Marielle Vive! encampment

Repossession process for encampment in Valinhos (SP) must undergo further analysis

The Court of Justice of São Paulo (TJSP) suspended for 90 days the order of repossession of the area including the Marielle Vive! encampment, in Valinhos (SP), in the region of Campinas. The court ruling guarantees that as long as the case is under consideration, the 700 families will not be evicted.

Bolsonaro Government retreats and cancels suspension of agrarian reform

After Repórter Brasil reveals internal documents determining the suspension, INCRA changes its mind and cancels the memorandums. Civil servants assess that the government is lost.

Five days after suspending the country's agrarian reform policy, the National Institute for Colonization and Agrarian Reform (INCRA) has stepped back and canceled the stoppage, hampering the creation of rural settlements and the titling of quilombola territories throughout the country.
 

Eviction of Quilombo Campo Grande Canceled!

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.

After five years of impunity, arrests for four accused of assassinating landless activist Fábio Santos

Two other suspects fled. The MST links their flight to the fact that the state police announced the arrest warrant ahead of time.

This past Wednesday morning (July 11th), state police carried out an operation that ended with the arrests of four people accused of ordering and carrying out the assassination of the MST activist Fábio Santos.

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