Peasants marched to Mendiola to denounce the 40 years since the implementation of to what they refer to as the bogus Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program. Peasants and activists demand for the passing of a genuine agrarian reform that would truly serve their interest and pave the way not just for developing local industries in the country but also social justice.
You might also like:
Congress extends Mindanao martial law to end 2017
Makabayan bloc wants Congress probe on armed attacks on Lumad schools
Progressive solons stress human rights violations in vote vs. Mindanao martial law extension
8 youth protesters arrested during Congress joint session on Mindanao martial law extension