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During Red April, Brazil’s MST restates the importance of agrarian reform

The month marks April 17, when the International Day of Peasant Struggle is remember the 21 rural workers murdered by the military police in the 1996 Eldorado dos Carajás massacre in Pará

MST Campaign of Struggle in Defense of Agrarian Reform launches the slogan: “Occupy to feed Brazil!”

A national mobilization is underway to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the Eldorado do Carajás martyrs’ deaths and to celebrate 40 years of the MST’s struggles

The Political Organisation of Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement (MST)

This dossier focuses on the MST’s tactics and forms of organisation and why it is the only peasant social movement in Brazil’s history that has managed to survive for over a decade in the face of the political, economic, and military power of Brazil’s large landowners

Across the country, the Landless Children stand in solidarity with Palestinian children

Around 40 schools, from 13 states, carried out educational activities against the genocide of Palestinian children

Legal Amazon records the lowest deforestation rate for January and February of the last six years, says Imazon

About 196 square kilometers were deforested in the first two months of 2024. Last year, it was 523 square kilometers

The MST takes to the streets against amnesty for coup plotters, asserting that ‘Democracy must be consolidated

João Paulo Rodrigues says the left will not accept granting pardon for those who participated on the January 8 attack

Inter-American Court rules on the murder of rural worker Antônio Tavares

Tavares’ killing occurred during an action by the Paraná State Military Police that injured 185 MST members

100% agroecological MST community conquers settlement in Castro, PR

The Maria Rosa do Contestado camp will be the first in Paraná to be regularized during President Lula’s third term

MST women denounce genocide in protest at the Israeli Embassy in Brasília

This March 8, the MST in the Federal District and Surrounding Area releases a note on protest against the State of Israel and solidarity with the Palestinian people

To celebrate March 8, women from the Landless Workers’ Movement will mobilize across Brazil

The MST will come out in defense of rural and urban workers working for agrarian reform

Contestado Settlement celebrates 25 years with two days of celebration, in Lapa (PR)

Community is made up of more than 160 families and advances agroecological production and local development

In 2024, Journey of Landless Women highlights the struggle for land, body and territory

Check out an interview with Lucineia Freitas, from the National Directorate of the MST Gender Sector, about the challenges and flags of the National Day of Landless Women

Global Action against the Use of Starvation as Genocide in Palestine

As a result of the deliberate actions carried out by the Israeli occupation of Palestine, hundreds of thousands of residents of Gaza are being denied access to sufficient food

Brazilian GDP grew 2.9% in Lula’s first year boosted by agribusiness and family consumption5

Agribusiness production increased by 15.1% between 2022 and 2023, while citizens’ consumption increased by 3.1%

The world stands with Lula and Palestine

The Brazilian President was recently banned from Israel after standing unequivocally with Palestine and against Israeli-perpetrated genocide

Mujica, Francia Márquez, and more: Peoples’ Integration Journey with an intense programming this Friday

Over 4,000 people may visit the Foz do Iguaçu Convention Center; in the evening, a political act will end the event

Brazil donates water filters and food produced by the MST to refugees in Africa

65 water filters and 8 tons of food were sent to Ethiopian refugees

Latin American and Caribbean Peoples’ Integration Journey starts today (22)

Activities will reunite 1500 people from 20 countries to discuss the articulation of peoples from the region

Education of the Countryside: 25 years of political-pedagogical legacy

We continue to fight hard against the closure of schools in the countryside and for decent conditions to work in them; in addition to facing the transport business and combating the EAD business

Amazon may reach tipping point by 2050 and speed up global warming, a study warns

Brazilian researchers say the pace of devastation seen in recent decades may lead towards the biome’s partial collapse

Will Bolsonaro be brought to justice for his role in the January 8 coup attempt?

On Thursday, February 8, the Federal Police carried out an operation that shook the Brazilian political scene

Chinese machinery may reduce triple working day of Brazil’s Northeast farmers

Equipment is undergoing trials in Rio Grande do Norte state and may improve quality of life in rural areas

Open letter on the MST’s commitment to the struggle and to the brazilian people

MST launches a commitment letter to the struggle and the Brazilian people on the occasion of its 40th anniversary

Environmental crisis is an effect of capitalism, not of humanity, says MST leader João Pedro Stedile

Stedile participated of the third day of the International Conference of Via Campesina

Official note from  MST on the tragedy at the Terra e Liberdade encampment in Pará

Encampment Sem Terra in Parauapebas last Saturday (09) accounted for the death of nine people, due to a fire that started during internet installation

MST launches a game presenting the movement’s 40-year struggle for a people’s agrarian reform

The game can be pre-ordered on the official website of Expressão Popular

With another donation, the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) sends out another 11 tons of food to families in Gaza

Movement sent 13 tons in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from the Federal Government

“Fighting for Rights in Society and Representation in the Movement”

5th Youth Assembly of La Via Campesina

Unity in Diversity: Women and Young Peasants Change the World

The 5th Youth Assembly, which took place on the first day, was organized under the slogans “Unity in Diversity, Young Peasants Change the World”

Via Campesina: peasants’ organizations meet in Colombia to discuss fight against hunger

Conference may be attended by 82 countries; topics include agrarian reform and alternatives to agribusiness

The MST is providing food for victims of the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip

The first donations were sent this Monday October 30 via the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) plane, with around 2 tons of rice, corn flour and milk

MST Solidarity Hands Campaign receives UN Pact Against Hunger award

Project started during the pandemic, delivered more than 1.6 million lunch boxes in the last three years in Pernambuco

40 years of the MST Call for Artists

MST and entities convene popular artists from around the world in a mystical and symbolic process to celebrate 40 years of struggle, through art

MST sought to make lemonade out of the CPI’s (Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry) lemons

The commission was closed without a report, and landless workers used this context to disseminate their causes

The failure of Parliamentary Inquiry Comission against the Landless Workers Movement

The Parliamentary Inquiry Comission comes to an end and did not bring forward any real problems in the Brazilian country, on the contrary, it was another political platform for the former president Jair Bolsonaro right wing supporters.

MST women produce healthy food and diversity in the areas of Agrarian Reform

Check out progress in women’s leading roles at production of many different types of healthy food, herbal medicines and in the arts within MST

Profit Trumps people and planet in Brazil’s eucalyptus industry

Brazil is set to unleash several varieties of genetically engineered eucalyptus, which will worsen a bad situation

La Via Campesina Brazil Hosts III Seminar on Sexual and Gender Diversity

Between the 14th and 17th of September this year, the Escola Nacional Florestan Fernandes (ENFF), in São Paulo, Brazil, will host the III Seminar on Sexual and Gender Diversity of the La Via Campesina Brazil

Accusations against MST made at the CPI this Wednesday (9) are fragile and without proof, says movement in note

With no proof, former members of the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) accused the organization to the CPI

Amazon Dialogues: movements release collective letter with demands aimed at heads of state

Document prioritizes actions for the recovery of the Amazon biome and land titling

Solidarity Letter to celebrate the 50 years of struggle and resistance of the Mouvman Peyizan Papay.

Social organizations from various countries launched a solidarity letter during the congress of the Mouvman Peyizan Papay (MPP)

Politicians, military and traffickers: who delays the expulsion of illegal miners from Yanomami land?

Unprecedented report makes half-yearly assessment of operation against illegal mining and points out ways to overcome it

Participation of black women in Brazilian politics increases, but violence persists

91 female federal deputies were elected, the largest representation of black or brown women in the parliament’s history

42% reduction in the deforestation of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest indicates a downward trend

For SOS Mata Atlântica, Lula’s veto and the victory in the Supreme Court could consolidate a decline throughout 2023

Unproductive land is occupied by the MST in Caruaru, in the rural region of Pernambuco

Area known as Bonanza farm is claimed for People’s Agrarian Reform

The eco collapse we were warned about has begun

2023 has already seen a number of climatic anomalies that set new historical records in the tragic progression of climate change at the global level. These have led to droughts, fires, and water scarcity

Solidarity marks an act in defense of Agrarian Reform at the Belo Horizonte Fair

Political act brought together leaders of popular movements, parliamentarians and friends of the Landless Movement

Brazil: Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) and Brazilian state government partner with China

The idea is to bring to the northeastern state of Brazil machines that will help in the expansion of family farming

Installation of the CPI is another chapter in the offensive against MST

Official note from the Movement in response to the installation of the CPI against the MST, carried out this last Wednesday (17)

From Asia to Latin America: global agro-ecological produce debuted at the MST Fair

Foreign organizations sell their products and want to strengthen alternative model of cultivation in the world