Dozens of movements and organizations across the world have denounced the eviction of 450 families from Quilombo Campo Grande and manifested their solidarity with the MST
Oppression of MST and Social Movements
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Police destroyed 20-year-old homes and agroecological crops during the violent eviction
The land repossession of the Quilombo Campo Grande encampment in Minas Gerais was carried out this Friday August 14, after the Military Police committed violent actions against the families that resisted the eviction for almost 60 hours.
On Thursday morning, August 13, tractors brought down the structure of the Eduardo Galeano Popular School
At the moment, about 200 men from five different battalions are at the Quilombo Campo Grande encampment to carry out the eviction order. The MST has filed a request at the (STJ) Superior Court of Justice to reverse the illegal eviction order and is calling for mobilizations on all social networks with #ZemaCovarde.
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The 450 landless families have been resisting the eviction for more than 30 hours in the state of Minas Gerais
A little over a year ago, the MST asked for international solidarity to stop the eviction of 450 families from the MST settlement in the state of Minas Gerais. Because of the large outpouring of support and solidarity, the order of eviction was suspended in July 2019. Now, a new order of eviction has been issued with an eviction date of August 12. Information on the Quilombo Campo Grande settlement is below.
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