The struggle for justice and dignity is significant as we celebrate the Day of Peasant Struggle on April 17. On this day, La Via Campesina reaffirms the central elements for a political project to ensure a future for humanity.
The International Day of Peasant Struggles is commemorated by La Via Campesina every year on 17 April to remember the Eldorado do Carajás massacre in 1996. On this day, we also highlight and denounce the continued criminalization, oppression, and repression of peasants worldwide.
17th April this year marked 26 years since the massacre of Eldorado do Carajás in… Read more →
Conamuri militants denounce the criminalization of those who struggle for land rights in Paraguay and… Read more →
(This post was first published on 17 April 2020 and is reproduced again, as some… Read more →
(This op-ed had originally appeared in the Swedish daily Aftonbladet on 17 April 2020) In… Read more →
This article first appeared on Telesur on 19 April 2020 International peasants organisation La Via… Read more →
It was Wednesday, around 4pm, on the 17th of April 1996. Around fifteen hundred people… Read more →
PRESS RELEASE FROM ECVC: Peasants have the alternative to the globalised food system this April… Read more →
In this article written for People’s Dispatch, João Pedro Stedile – member of MST’s national… Read more →