MST (Landless Workers' Movement)
On Saturday, the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST) or the Landless Workers' Movement of Brazil inaugurated a new football field at its Florestan Fernandes National School (ENFF) in Guararema, 80 km from São Paulo. There is no better way to inaugurate a football field than to hold a football match. That is what the MST did. One of the players was former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who governed the country between 2003 and 2010. The field was named after the Brazilian football player and doctor Sócrates.
On Thursday the 14th of December, in the rain and cold, the Brazilian armed forces - the Special Missions Command (CME) - arrived at the Hugo Chávez Camp in Pará, Brazil. This camp was set up by the Movement of Landless Workers (MST). Ten days before Christmas, the CME troops forcibly evicted the 300 residents of the camp.
Brazilian troops evict 300 families from the Hugo Chavez Camp
The families have no-where to go. Their children are unable to finish the school year - their school, within the camp, has been destroyed.
A day ago, this message of urgency arrived from the Landless Workers' Movement (MST) in Brazil:
An aggressive attack is being waged against MST landless peasants in the northern state of Pará, Brazil.
Large-scale landowners along with local judicial authorities, mainstream media and the Brazilian military police are targeting MST camps throughout the country.
2.000 peasant families living in 20 camps located in the northern State of Pará are under the risk of being violently evicted until the end of the year
On Monday (11) gunman attacked the Hugo Chavez camp. Seven heav