Agrarian Reform and Water
- Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 16:24
Small farmers and their families occupying underutilized land on the Serro Azul farm in Pernambuco, Brazil have been facing ongoing threats and acts of violence. Since mid-April when the occupation began, small farmers have been shot at and physically beaten by thugs hired by the landowners. And, the local authorities have yet to start any criminal investigations or enforce any laws protecting the human rights of the families in the encampment.
Please take action today to stop this brutality and impunity against landless families in Pernambuco. click here