violenca

Unnoticed violence affects Paraguayan campesino communities.

[img_assist|nid=71|title=tent in Pariri ocupation|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=150|height=99] In the middle of August 2007 another house got burned down in the peasant community of Pariri. In a plot where earlier in May already 3 more houses got destroyed. The recuperation of lands and the conflicts this causes reveal the nature of illegal soy expansion.

On February 26th an occupation was brought forth of 14 hectares of soy monoculture in this community. About 20 young people together with peasant organization MAP decided to try to reclaim a part of their community that over the last decade has been covered for more than half with soy monocultures.

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