Land reforms
International day of peasant struggle: Peasant rights and COVID-19

Pramesh Pokharel of La Via Campesina discusses how the fight for peasant rights and land reform becomes even more vital amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Women of MST occupy Ministry of Agriculture in Brasilia

The action aims to denounce the policies of the Bolsonaro government in relation to the economy, land, and agriculture

Change that comes from women: female leadership at the forefront of social struggles

Women’s presence in social movements has never been so consistent and more and more, they are in the frontlines

Over 3,500 Landless Women occupy Brasilia at 1st National MST Women’s Meeting

The event will gather rural women from all over Brazil in the capital, ending in a march on International Women´s Day

South Africa’s Abahlali baseMjondolo rejects ANC land reform proposal

Though the organization supports the provision for land appropriation, they believe land-reform must be made from below

Bolsonaro and Modi: a match made in right-wing heaven

Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is the guest for India’s Republic Day celebrations. We take a look at his appalling record before and after becoming president of Brazil

Brazil’s MST demands agrarian reform and dignified life for all

Members of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement in Paraná have been mobilized in the Peasant Resistance Vigil for the past three weeks

MST in Paraná mobilizes for land, life and dignity

The landless rural workers are protesting their potential eviction from the camps they have been inhabiting for the past 20 years and where they live, work, produce and learn

Brazilian Military Police invade two MST camps

Two camps in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte were attacked by Military Police who tore down the flag of the MST and mounted bases

Bolsonaro issues decree, experts warn that it encourages Amazon deforestation

Provisional decree could lead to escalation of land conflicts in the world’s biggest rain forest

CPIM Bihar Land OCCUPATION Resisting feudal forces, landless Dalits occupy land in India’s Bihar

The families, hailing from Piro block in the Angara village of Bhojpur district, resorted to land occupation as the government was delaying the land allotment allegedly in collusion with the local feudal and upper caste forces. 

Shack dwellers movement Housing the homeless while enduring brutal oppression: the story of shack-dwellers movement in S. Africa

In a recent interview given to the Tricontinental Institute, the movement’s founder, S’bu Zikode, explained the origin of the movement, its modus operandi and the enormous challenges its members and leadership are facing

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