Peasants’ Rights

The Eldorado do Carajás Massacre: 28 years of impunity

Little has changed in Brazil’s context of rural violence. According to a report called Conflicts Booklet (Caderno de Conflitos), published by the Pastoral Land Commission (Comissão Pastoral da Terra), 973 rural conflicts occurred in the first half of 2023, most of which (791) were struggles for land. This represents an 8% increase in comparison to the same period in 2022.

ESAFF Uganda Stands in Solidarity on the International Day of Peasant Struggles

ESAFF Uganda proudly joins the global community in commemorating the International Day of Peasant Struggles, a day that honors the resilience and sacrifices of small-scale farmers worldwide. On this significant day, ESAFF Uganda stands in unwavering solidarity with all those currently facing violent repression and unjust criminalization of their struggles.

UN Human Rights Council appoints new Working Group on Peasants’ Rights (UNDROP)

The 5th of April 2024, the UN Human Rights Council officially appointed the five experts. This marks a significant milestone in advancing the implementation of the rights enshrined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas. This achievement is important to rural organizations advocating for their rights.

This March 30th, the Land Day in Palestine: Stop the Genocide against Palestinians!

On this March 30th, Land Day for Palestine, we issue an unequivocal demand for the immediate cessation of the Israeli-led genocide against the Palestinian people. As we mark the 48th anniversary of Eternal Land Day, we stand in solemn remembrance amid the ongoing, brutal campaign of annihilation carried out by Israeli occupation forces.

Argentina: The peasant perspective, 90 days of the Milei Government

Since December 10th, day in which Javier Milei came into power of the Presidency, Argentina has been living a democratic deterioration process of the State institutions and a wide range of policies that result in an economic recession process that is suffered by the working class. 20.6% suffer from food insecurity and the consumers have paid 5.2 times more than the price paid to the producers.