Here is how the national march staged by the MST from August 10th through 15th will be organized
Oppression of MST and Social Movements
“Community fasts, solidarity actions, days of demonstration and mobilization wherever we are,” a striker claims.
Six activists from people’s movements will start an indefinite hunger strike at 4pm local time this Tuesday outside Brazil’s Supreme Court building in Brasília. The sit-down aims to demand justice in the country’s judicial system and freedom for ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
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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.
During demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, members of parliament and social movements demanded answers
Organizers and supporters feel that the outcome so far is positive and highlight expressions of support
If the proposed pension reform passes, Brazil’s social crisis could become increasingly grave
"We are witnessing a clear increase in the number of homeless people in Brazilian cities" / Rovena Rosa/Agência Brasil
Brazil’s ex-president sends letter to thank MST for their support in face of political persecution against him
Lula speaking to MST activists at a camp in the state of Minas Gerais in 2017 / Ricardo Stuckert
Members of People Without Fear Front took over beachside apartment to denounce irregularities in ex-president’s trial
Dozens protest inside the apartment and outside the building / Handout
New appeals and popular pressure can be crucial for Brazil’s ex-president to get favorable court ruling
Jurists and social movements call supporters to keep on fighting / Ricardo Stuckert