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The Sights and Voices of Dispossession: The Fight for the Land and the Emerging Culture of the MST (The Movement of the Landless Rural Workers of Brazil)


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Photo by Carlos Carvalho, MST Archives São Paulo
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Diolinda Alves de Souza, MST leader in the state of São Paulo. She was arrested in 1995 because of involvement in land conflicts.

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November 2002

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Compiled by Else R P Vieira. Translation © Thomas Burns.

Souza, Diolinda Alves de
'MST leader in the region of Pontal do Paranapanema (São Paulo), she was arrested, along with Márcio de Souza, in April, 1995, and accused of involvement in land conflicts. Four other leaders were accused in the same legal action' (Fernandes, Bernardo Mançano e Stedile, João Pedro. Brava gente: a trajetória do MST e a luta pela terra no Brasil. São Paulo: Editora Fundação Perseu Abramo, 1999, p. 66, n. 3). 

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