Brazil: Rondônia Police Accuse Any Peasant Involved in Camps for Death of Police

The following is an unofficial translation of an article released by the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) regarding the ongoing criminalization of the peasants’ struggle for land and the arbitrary arrest of of those involved in peasant encampments, even outside of Tiago dos Santos, for the killing of two Military Police earlier this month. Peasant Charles Aguimar was arrested in Vale … Continue reading Brazil: Rondônia Police Accuse Any Peasant Involved in Camps for Death of Police

Brazil: Two LCP Statements Denouncing Eviction, Repression of Peasants in Rondônia

The following is an unofficial translation of two recent statements from the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) concerning the recent repression and eviction of the peasants from the Tiago dos Santos Camp. Down with the Crude Assembly of the Rondônia Government and its Military Police Demonization of Peasants Fighting for Land to Make Evictions, Arrests, and Massacres LCP’s note to rural … Continue reading Brazil: Two LCP Statements Denouncing Eviction, Repression of Peasants in Rondônia

Solidarity Across US, Multiple Countries for Brazilian Peasants Struggle

This article has been updated with recent solidarity actions from Ecuador, Austria, Ireland, Canada, and Galicia. By David Martinez In response to the Brazilian state’s continuing attacks on the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) and Camp Tiago dos Santos in Rondônia, revolutionaries and supporters across multiple countries mobilized to carry out acts of solidarity to denounce the crimes against Brazilian peasants fighting for land to … Continue reading Solidarity Across US, Multiple Countries for Brazilian Peasants Struggle

Opinion: A Farce, Attempted Massacre, and Excuse – On the Struggle of the Peasants in Brazil

By Ed Dalton Cracked and calloused hands are the credentials of the worker and peasant, a biography telling all the subtle details of a life spent toiling for sustenance. These noble hands clutched small bags, containing only a fraction of the meager possessions of the great peasants of Camp Tiago dos Santos as they were forced by gun thugs, military police, and helicopters onto trucks, … Continue reading Opinion: A Farce, Attempted Massacre, and Excuse – On the Struggle of the Peasants in Brazil

Brazil: Massacre Against Peasants is being Prepared; LCP Unmasks Farce of Rondônia Military Police

The following is an unofficial translation of the article “LCP desmascara farsa da PM de Rondônia e o preparativo de massacre” by the League of Poor Peasants (LCP). Note from the editorial staff of AND:  According to a warning issued by peasant families, the military police who are laying siege to the Camp Tiago dos Santos, in the vicinity of Porto Velho (Rondônia), are preparing to … Continue reading Brazil: Massacre Against Peasants is being Prepared; LCP Unmasks Farce of Rondônia Military Police

Brazil: Killing of Rondônia Military Police Sparks Lies from Press Monopoly, State Repression

By Jakob Stein On Saturday, October 3, a lieutenant and a sergeant with the Rondônia Military Police reserve were killed in the Mutum-Paraná district about 160km from Porto Velho. Since this discovery, the Brazilian press monopoly, the Military Police in Rondônia, and fascist President Jair Bolsonaro have used the incident to falsely blame the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) and justify intensified repression against reclaimed … Continue reading Brazil: Killing of Rondônia Military Police Sparks Lies from Press Monopoly, State Repression

Brazil: URGENT! Military Police Cowardly Surround Tiago dos Santos Camp and Prevent Entry of Supplies

Editor’s Note: The following is a translation of a series of articles published by A Nova Democracia on the urgent need for awareness and solidarity with peasants of the Tiago do Santos Camp in the Rondonia region of Brazil, who are being blockaded by Military Police (MP). We urge our readers to help disseminate the situation and carry out acts of solidarity with the peasant … Continue reading Brazil: URGENT! Military Police Cowardly Surround Tiago dos Santos Camp and Prevent Entry of Supplies

Brazil: Two More Articles on the Resistance of Camp Manoel Ribeiro

The following is an unofficial translation of two new articles concerning the struggle of the peasants at Camp Manoel Ribeiro, led by the Poor Peasants League. Afraid, Police Intercept Peasant Buses in Manoel Ribeiro Below, we [A Nova Democracia] reproduce news from the Resistencia Camponesa (Peasant Resistance) newspaper about police intimidation against peasants arriving at the new Camp Manoel Ribeiro. On September 15, the police … Continue reading Brazil: Two More Articles on the Resistance of Camp Manoel Ribeiro