Brazil: Peasants from the North of Minas and the South of Bahia Declare Support for Camp Manoel Ribeiro

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of a statement published by the Brazilian democratic revolutionary newspaper, A Nova Democracia, from peasants from the north of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais and the south of the state of Bahia. On April 9, peasants from the north of Minas and the south of Bahia issued a note in support of Camp Manoel Ribeiro. In … Continue reading Brazil: Peasants from the North of Minas and the South of Bahia Declare Support for Camp Manoel Ribeiro

Week in Struggle: April 9-15

Brazil For more than 10 days, peasants have been facing off with reactionary forces who attempt to carry out a massacre in Camp Manoel Ribeiro. The revolutionary peasant newspaper Resistencia Camponesa recorded footage of peasants expelling the Military Police, Tactical Force, and Mobile Tactical Patrol from their camp as they chanted: “Even if the thing thickens, this land is ours! Now, now! All Santa Elina, we will … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 9-15

All Support to the Peasants of Camp Manoel Ribeiro—Defend the Brazilian People from the Attacks of Reaction! (Updated)

By the Editorial Board If we die in this fightOur blood will be a seed.We will conquer justice,History does not fail, we will win. -From the Hymn of the League of Poor Peasants in Brazil The peasants’ struggle and democratic revolutionary movement is on the advance in Brazil against the Old Society, leading the desperate ruling class to panic and prepare futile plans to try … Continue reading All Support to the Peasants of Camp Manoel Ribeiro—Defend the Brazilian People from the Attacks of Reaction! (Updated)

India: PLGA Combatants Ambush Reactionary State Forces, Kill 22

By Nélida Tello On April 4, the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) executed a counter-action against an Indian reactionary operation carried out by more than 1,000 officers. The counter-attack resulted in 22 reactionary officers killed. Between 1,500 and 2,000 reactionary police from the District Reserve Guard (DRG), the Cobra Forces, the Special Task Forces (STF), and the … Continue reading India: PLGA Combatants Ambush Reactionary State Forces, Kill 22

Brazil: Urgent! Government of Rondônia Threatens New Massacre in the Hacienda Santa Elina

The following was originally posted on Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review, covering the ongoing repression against poor peasant camps in Rondônia, specifically on the former Santa Elina Farm. “Government of Rondônia threatens new massacre in the Hacienda Santa Elina,” located in Rondônia in the Western Amazon, Brazil. We denounce that the government of Rondônia headed by the governor, also a colonel of the Military Police, … Continue reading Brazil: Urgent! Government of Rondônia Threatens New Massacre in the Hacienda Santa Elina

Week in Struggle: April 2-8

Brazil Amid the escalating repression against Camp Manoel Ribeiro, Resistência Camponesa published a video interview of peasants at the camp who reported what is actually happening at the moment in the latifundio Nossa Senhora Aparecida and its surrounding areas. At Camp Manoel Ribeiro, banners have been erected around the camp reading, “The lands of Santa Elina are soaked with peasant blood. We will not leave here!” … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 2-8

Brazil: Long Live the Resistance of the Peasants of Camp Manoel Ribeiro!

The following is an unofficial translation from the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) regarding the victorious resistance that has been occurring at Camp Manoel Ribeiro. PREVENT THE RONDÔNIA GOVERNMENT FROM COMMITTING ANOTHER MASSACRE OF PEASANTS! Given the pressures of the land thieving landowners of the Union, since the end of March the governor of Rondônia, military police Colonel Marcos Rocha, has … Continue reading Brazil: Long Live the Resistance of the Peasants of Camp Manoel Ribeiro!

Brazil: Peasants Movement Fends Off Military Police, Reports Torture in Camps

The following is a short summary of the articles, “Great peasant resistance! Camp Manoel Ribeiro defeats PM eviction operation,” and “Military men torture peasants at Camp Tiago dos Santos,” published by Brazilian revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia. On March 31, the military police and government of Rondônia attempted to evict peasants from Camp Manoel Ribeiro in operation “Peace in the Countryside.” Peasants faced off with the … Continue reading Brazil: Peasants Movement Fends Off Military Police, Reports Torture in Camps

Week in Struggle: March 26-April 1

India An armed strike lead by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in southern Bihar and western Jharkhand was carried out by the People´s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA). The armed strike was a response to the killing of four PLGA combatants by reactionary forces on March 16. On March 25, about 20 PLGA combatants stormed a construction site in Kondagaon, workers were asked to leave … Continue reading Week in Struggle: March 26-April 1

Egypt: Suez Canal Blockage Exposes Fault Lines in Imperialist System

By Jakob Stein On Monday, the ship Ever Given was finally dislodged after being stuck in the Suez Canal for six days, completely stopping transit through the waterway which accounts for 12% of global shipping. The calamity experienced over the past week in the canal has revealed the fault lines of imperialist trade as well as the precariousness of the imperialist system as a whole. … Continue reading Egypt: Suez Canal Blockage Exposes Fault Lines in Imperialist System