MG: Action honors peasant leader Cleomar Rodrigues murdered at the behest of landowners

COMRADE CLEOMAR! PRESENT IN THE STRUGGLE! Action honors peasant leader Cleomar Rodrigues de Almeida, murdered at the behest of landowners in Pedras de Maria da Cruz On December 6, a successful action was carried out in honor of comrade Cleomar Rodrigues, leader of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP), murdered on October 22, 2014, 6Continue reading “MG: Action honors peasant leader Cleomar Rodrigues murdered at the behest of landowners”

PA: Gunmen attack peasants and set fire to Camp Osmir Venuto

Gunmen at the command of the latifundium invaded Camp Osmir Venuto, burned houses and injured peasants. The attack occurred in the early hours of December 14 in Eldorado dos Carajás, south of Pará, against the area organized by the League of Poor Peasants (LCP). According to reports by the peasants, around midnight the families wereContinue reading “PA: Gunmen attack peasants and set fire to Camp Osmir Venuto”

MA: Military police’s cruel eviction generates revolt in São Luís

On December 2, the government of Maranhão carried out a massive eviction and destruction of houses on stilts in the state capital, São Luís. For some time people have been building houses on stilts in various parts of the city, which highlights a chronic problem in São Luís: the housing issue. This time it wasContinue reading “MA: Military police’s cruel eviction generates revolt in São Luís”

RO: Peasants resist intimidation around Camp Manoel Ribeiro

Below, we reproduce an article published by the Journal Resistência Camponesa about the resistance of peasants in the Manoel Ribeiro Area and region against military attacks. Police officers from the special operations group of the military police in conjunction with the civilian police have increased intimidation tactics in bars and roads in the Renato Nathan,Continue reading “RO: Peasants resist intimidation around Camp Manoel Ribeiro”

RJ: Residents protest after children are killed in front of home; family accuses Military Police

Emily and Rebeca join the list of children killed by gunfire in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Reproduction. Residents of Duque de Caxias, in Baixada Fluminense, protested at Raul Cortez Square, downtown, on December 6, after two children were murdered while playing in front of their family’s house in the Barro Vermelho favela, Jardim Gramacho neighborhood.Continue reading “RJ: Residents protest after children are killed in front of home; family accuses Military Police”

SP: One year after the Paraisópolis massacre, family members take to the streets to demand justice

On December 1, 2019, nine young people were cowardly murdered by Military Police (MPs) at the exit of a funk club known as “DZ7”, in the Paraisópolis favela, located in the southern part of São Paulo. One year after the massacre, relatives of the victims gathered to honor them in the alley where the youngContinue reading “SP: One year after the Paraisópolis massacre, family members take to the streets to demand justice”

MA: Citizenship Forums and Networks highlight the importance of community farms

On November 16, the communities that make up the Citizenship Forums and Networks in the State of Maranhão released a report highlighting the importance of community farms to advance the occupation of land taken by the latifundium and to consolidate land ownership for peasants. In addition, according to the peasants, they also serve to demonstrate,Continue reading “MA: Citizenship Forums and Networks highlight the importance of community farms”

Actions boycotting the electoral farce spread in Brazil

Activists and members of the public have been carrying out various political actions and activities to boycott the electoral farce of 2020 and defend the need for the Democratic Revolution to establish a truly democratic regime. Graffiti, pamphlets, agitations with banners and posters, and rallies are some of the activities done to unmask the reactionaryContinue reading “Actions boycotting the electoral farce spread in Brazil”

AM: Amapá Substation operated on the edge for two years, risk of blackout was ignored

Agencies of the old state already knew of accident risk at the power station that caught fire in Amapá. Photo: Reproduction According to documents released by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), the National System Operator (ONS) and the National Electrical Energy Agency (Aneel), those responsible for planning, operating commands and overseeing the country’sContinue reading “AM: Amapá Substation operated on the edge for two years, risk of blackout was ignored”

RO: Latifundium contaminates environment and exposes Camp Manoel Ribeiro to poison

Airplanes have sprayed large amounts of poison over the lands of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida farm, near Camp Manoel Ribeiro, causing toxicity to peasants and serious environmental hazards to the region. For days on end the poison has been released over the region which, in addition to watercourses, includes the dam of the Cachoeira ChupinguaiaContinue reading “RO: Latifundium contaminates environment and exposes Camp Manoel Ribeiro to poison”