Tag: territorial disputes

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Colombia Statement

Letter from a Colombian Peasant to Pope Francis

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / September 6, 2017 You are going to arrive in a country that has been enormously blessed by Mother Earth. With beautiful mountains that still have perpetual snow in their highest peaks, with sacred lakes and lagoons from which crystalline and abundant rivers […]

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The place in which the massacre was committed is difficult to access: one must travel 18 kilometers by land and 15 minutes across the water. Photo credit: Brasil de Fato
Brazil News

Massacre in a Peasant Settlement in Inland Brazil: Nine Dead

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Nine were murdered in Mato Grosso precisely in the week in which we remember the massacre of Eldorado dos Carajás. By: Lilian Campbelo / Source: Brasil de Fato / The Dawn News / April 24, 2017   The Ministry of Public Safety of Mato Grosso confirmed the death of nine settlers […]

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News World

Special Edition on the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles

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To mark the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, Focus on the Global South releases this special edition that puts together articles on issues that small farmers and peasants continue to face. These pieces also highlight the different forms of resistance that farmers and peasants put up amidst these challenges. Mary […]

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March held in Buenos Aires in solidarity with the resistance in Chubut. Photo credit: Pagina/12
Argentina Mapuche Nation

Brutal Repression of Mapuche People in Argentina

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Source: Pagina 12 / The Dawn News / January 12, 2017 Two members of the “Pu Lof” Mapuche community, located in the Cushamen department, Chubut, Argentina, are still hospitalised after the brutal repression they suffered at the hands of the Infantry. According to witnesses, the armed agents arrived in the […]

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