Brazil: LCP Denounces Criminal Attack on the Osmir Venuto Camp (Pará)

Photo: Entrance to the Camp Osmir Venuto, in Eldorado dos Carajás in the State of Pará. Credit: Peasant Resistance. The following is an unofficial translation of a statement produced by the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) We reproduce below a note issued by the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) where they denounce the criminal attack promoted against … Continue reading Brazil: LCP Denounces Criminal Attack on the Osmir Venuto Camp (Pará)

Brazil: Gunmen Attack Peasants and Set Fires at Camp Osmir Venuto

The following is an unofficial translation of the A Nova Democracia article “PA: Pistoleiros atacam camponeses e provocam incêndios no Acampamento Osmir Venuto” Gunmen at the behest of the latifundio invaded Camp Osmir Venuto, burned houses and wounded peasants. The attack occurred at dawn on December 14, in Eldorado dos Carajás, southern Pará, against the area organized by the League of Poor Peasants (LCP). According to … Continue reading Brazil: Gunmen Attack Peasants and Set Fires at Camp Osmir Venuto

Camp Manoel Ribeiro Peasants Resist Repression from State, Latifundio

The following is an unofficial translation of two articles from the revolutionary peasant newspaper Resistência Camponesa, updating on the situation of the peasants at Camp Manoel Ribeiro. Peasants Resist Blitzes and Intimidating Tactics Around Camp Manoel Ribeiro and Neighboring Areas Original article: “Camponeses resistem à blitzes e abordagens intimidatórias no entorno do Acampamento Manoel Ribeiro e em áreas vizinhas” published December 10. Police officers from … Continue reading Camp Manoel Ribeiro Peasants Resist Repression from State, Latifundio

Notes on the Elections in Brazil

The following is a repost from German revolutionary news source Dem Volke Dienen. More than 56 million are boycotting the election farce – 30% of voters reject the false democracy and call for a new way forward. The election farce failed, and the biggest election boycott in the history of Brazil took place. The resounding rejection of the reactionary elections reached around 56 million people … Continue reading Notes on the Elections in Brazil

Brazil: People’s Assembly in the Manoel Ribeiro Area, ‘The blood Spilled in Santa Elina Flows in our Veins!’

The following is an unofficial translation from A Nova Democracia, sharing a statement from Committee for the Defense of the Agrarian Revolution (CDRA), Below, we reproduce a note issued by the Committee for the Defense of the Agrarian Revolution (CDRA) composed of peasants from the Manoel Ribeiro Area where they reject the wave of lies, criminalization and repression against poor peasants fighting for land in … Continue reading Brazil: People’s Assembly in the Manoel Ribeiro Area, ‘The blood Spilled in Santa Elina Flows in our Veins!’

Peasants from Camp Tiago dos Santos Retake the Land!

The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Camponeses do Acampamento Tiago dos Santos retomam a terra!” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Taís Souza According to information sent by peasants to the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia, in the last week, more than 300 families returned to the area of ​​Camp Tiago dos Santos, located in Nova-Mutum Paraná, in the … Continue reading Peasants from Camp Tiago dos Santos Retake the Land!

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