- Published on Tuesday, 30 January 2001 18:58
URGENT COMMUNICATIONVia Campesina, an international movement of farmers, women and men, small and medium size producers, agricultural workers, rural women and indigenous communities, present with a strong delegation at the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil, informs all members of worldwide organizations and the international community, that our friend José Bové, spokesmen of the Confederation Paysanne, member of the European Farmers Coordination (CPE) and distinguished activist of Via Campesina, is been expelled today from Brazil without any explanation and even less justification by the government of Dr. Fernando Henrique Cardoso.
- Published on Friday, 08 December 2000 19:10
The use of violence against peasant farmers and the criminalisation of the struggle for land is on the increase in Indonesia. According to Henry Saragih of the Federation of Indonesian Peasant Unions, FSPI)*, "the majority of cases currently being dealt with by the Indonesian National Commission for Human Rights concern land disputes."
- Published on Monday, 02 October 2000 18:53
Via Campesina III Int. Conference
THE CHALLENGE OF BUILDING OUR OWN VISION AND PROPOSAL
I- INTRODUCTION TO THE DEBATE
There are some elements that establish the urgency in which the Via Campesina has to tackle this issue in a precise way, so that clear working lines and a coherent action platform can be established. Among others not less important that have come up in the debate of the III International Conference of Via Campesina, we emphasize the following ones: