Music: Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants

Cover Illustration: Reed Everson By David Martinez Tribune of the People is pleased to share “Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants” (“Santa Elina é dos camponeses,” in the original Portuguese)—a song released this past week by the Brazilian group Canto Geral. The song is a tribute to the revolutionary peasant movement, which fights for the Agrarian Revolution against the latifundium (i.e., the big landlords who … Continue reading Music: Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants

Brazil: Political Persecution – Police Invade LCP Offices

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by Brazilian democratic newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND). By Taís Souza On June 2, civil police broke into and invaded the local headquarters of the League of Poor Peasants (Liga dos Camponeses Pobres, LCP) in the city of Jaru, Rondônia. This is the second invasion in less than two months. According to the movement, … Continue reading Brazil: Political Persecution – Police Invade LCP Offices

Brazil: Protests across Country Denounce the Genocidal Military Government of Bolsonaro

By David Martinez Tens of thousands demonstrated across Brazil this past Saturday against the genocidal military government of fascist president Jair Bolsonaro. As reported by Brazilian revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND), demonstrations took place in over 200 cities and towns, with the wide participation of the Brazilian people, including workers, students, unions, and people’s organizations. Protesters raised demands for the COVID-19 vaccine, jobs, and … Continue reading Brazil: Protests across Country Denounce the Genocidal Military Government of Bolsonaro

Brazil: Peasants Break Through Military Siege, Withdraw, and Declare: We Will Come Back Stronger!

The following is an unofficial translation of the article “RO: Camponeses furam cerco militar, se retiram e declaram: ‘Voltaremos mais fortes!” published in the Brazilian democratic and revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Taís Souza Hundreds of peasant families from Camp Manoel Ribeiro (Chupinguaia, Rondonia, former Santa Elina Farm), who were under military siege and closely monitored by the intelligence service of several police and … Continue reading Brazil: Peasants Break Through Military Siege, Withdraw, and Declare: We Will Come Back Stronger!

Brazil: LCP Demands Immediate Freedom for 4 Peasants Arrested in Camp Manoel Ribeiro

By Nélida Tello The League of Poor Peasants (LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres) is demanding the immediate release of four peasants arrested on May 14 by the reactionary police forces during an illegal incursion into Camp Manoel Ribeiro in the Brazilian state of Rondônia in the western Amazon. Police repression and illegal surveillance of the camp have continued despite the state prosecutor’s office prohibiting such … Continue reading Brazil: LCP Demands Immediate Freedom for 4 Peasants Arrested in Camp Manoel Ribeiro

Week in Struggle: April 30-May 6

Turkey Banners signed by the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) have been documented in the Mayıs and Esenyurt districts of Istanbul celebrating the 49 year anniversary of the Party, reading, “To 49 Years” and “To 49 Years of the Proletarian Party, TKP/ML,” along with the insignia of TKP/ML and the Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants of Turkey (TİKKO)  Brazil In Ananindeua, Pará the Anani … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 30-May 6

Brazil: Updates on the Peasant Struggle in Rondônia

The following is an unofficial translation of a statement from the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants on recent updates from Camp Manoel Ribeiro, as well as an article from the democratic Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia on escalating repression against Camp Tiago dos Santos. Faced with Resistance from and Solidarity with Camp Manoel Ribeiro, the Rondônia Government Is Forced to Retreat On … Continue reading Brazil: Updates on the Peasant Struggle in Rondônia

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

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)

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