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

Translation: Conversations with Comrade Laura in the Bases of the Vizcatan Mountains

By Ed Dalton Tjen Folket Media of Norway has released a detailed summary of the important interview conducted with Comrade Laura of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP). With respect to their work producing this summary, we have produced the following unofficial translation of the full interview originally only available in Spanish. Tribune of the People issues our special thanks to the comrades of Tjen … Continue reading Translation: Conversations with Comrade Laura in the Bases of the Vizcatan Mountains

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

Colombia: On the Police Reform

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Sobre la Reforma a la Policía” from the revolutionary Colombian news source El Comunero Prensa. The piece illuminates how the same arguments of opportunists are used worldwide to deter rebellion, and their positions are just as treacherous, and even more so in the context of the oppressed nations. For weeks there has been talk … Continue reading Colombia: On the Police Reform

Colombia: Combative Protests Continue to Rock Old State

By Felipe Vera On September 21, thousands of students and youth continued combative demonstrations in the streets of Colombia. Despite the ruling class’s attempts at repressing the growing popular protest movement, with tanks on the one hand and talks of police reform on the other, the youth have not relented in their explosive resistance. Following the combative actions from September 9 through 11 in response … Continue reading Colombia: Combative Protests Continue to Rock Old State

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

Colombia: Thousands Rebel After Police Murder Lawyer, Students Organize Combative Demonstrations

By Nélida Tello For over a week, thousands have rebelled against the reactionary police in various cities across Colombia after 46 year-old Javier Ordoñez, lawyer and father of two, was killed by police officers in the early hours of September 9 in Bogota. The arrest of Ordoñez was captured on camera and quickly gained national attention. During the arrest, Ordoñez was repeatedly tased and could … Continue reading Colombia: Thousands Rebel After Police Murder Lawyer, Students Organize Combative Demonstrations

Peru: 13 Killed in Night Club by Police Terror

By Felipe Vera On August 23, at least 13 people were trampled and killed as a result of the Peruvian police launching tear gas projectiles into a club and locking the doors. Under the pretext of COVID-19 restrictions, the reactionary Peruvian state is attempting wipe their hands clean and pin the deaths on the leaseholder of the building. That evening, many young adults had gathered … Continue reading Peru: 13 Killed in Night Club by Police Terror

Brazil: Peasant Land Seizure Commemorates 25 Years of Heroic Resistance

By Felipe Vera On August 16, dozens of peasant families in Brazil, led by the revolutionary organization League of Poor Peasants (LCP), carried out a land seizure at the Nossa Senhora farm, a remnant of the old Santa Elina farm. The weight of this seizure not only represents the force and path of the peasantry in countries like Brazil when guided by revolutionary leadership, but … Continue reading Brazil: Peasant Land Seizure Commemorates 25 Years of Heroic Resistance