Brazilian Peasants Protest against Operation Green Hunt and the persecution of people in India

29 Apr

The demonstration occurred on April 19th, 2010 in front of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, and was organized by LCP-Liga dos Camponeses Pobres (League of Poor Peasants), as part of the International Campaign Against War on the People in India. The campaign aims to coordinate international support for the resistance of the Indian people against the military offensive of the Indian state unleashed in “Operation Green Hunt.”  (See video)

The Cebraspo (Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the Peoples), organized these demonstrations of solidarity with the resistance of the adivasis, and demands:

The immediate end of the Operation Green Hunt and the attacks on the adivasi people, other nationalities, and the CPI (Maoists); The immediate cessation of all armed operations against the people in India; The immediate suspension of the theft of land and displacement of local people, by transnational corporations and the Indian state.

CEBRASPO – Centro Brasileiro de Solidariedade aos Povos

(Cebraspo – Brazilian Center of Solidarity with the Peoples)

It was also attended by representatives of : CEBRASPO Centro Brasileiro de Solidariedade com os Povos (Brazilian Center of People’s Solitarity), Liga Operária (Workers League), ILPS Brasil (Internacional League of People Struggle), ABRAPO-Associação Brasileira de Advogados do Povo (Brazilian Lawyers Association for the People), MEPR – Movimento Estudantil Popular Revolucionário (Popular Revolutionary Student Movement), MFP- Movimento Feminino Popular (Women’s Popular Movement) and Frente Revolucionária de Defesa dos Direitos do Povo (Revolutionary Front for the Defense of Peoples Rights).

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