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

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

Brazil: Victorious MFP Meeting Brings Together Peasant Women in the Ponte da Aliança Operário-Camponesa Region

Editor’s Note: We reproduce the following unofficial translation of the Victorious MFP meeting that has brought peasant women together in Ponte da Aliança and published by Movimiento Feminino Popular On March 8, International Working Women’s Day was celebrated through a vigorous meeting of peasant women that gathered, throughout the 7th, young and adult companions from 10 peasant and quilombola (descendants of runaway slaves) areas, including … Continue reading Brazil: Victorious MFP Meeting Brings Together Peasant Women in the Ponte da Aliança Operário-Camponesa Region

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

Peru: Peasants Rebel After Police Kill Protester

The following article is an unofficial translation from A Nova Democracia on the recent peasant uprisings in Peru. By Giovanna Schaidhauer A peasant was murdered in La Libertad on November 3, by the police during a strike against the exploitation and oppression of the latifundium (large landowners), triggering a rebellion in the departments of La Libertad (North of the country) and Ica (South), where the … Continue reading Peru: Peasants Rebel After Police Kill Protester