Tension and terror arise anew in the Tarlac hacienda.
Category: Agrarian Reform
“The struggle in Hacienda Luisita is the struggle of the Filipino people.”
“We are calling on the new administration to hold all the perpetrators accountable.”
“Let us show the injustice that they did to us. And let us show that we are unbowed and still fighting.”
“Let us condemn the continuing injustice against peasants, and the PNP’s use of the so-called war against drugs to infringe on the rights of the peasants and delegitimize their struggle for a genuine land reform policy.”
A peace consultant narrates how revolutionary efforts improved lives and showcased self-determined development in the remotest mountain communities.
“If we allow land use conversions and corporate housing to continue, both rural and urban poor Filipinos will suffer.”
Farmers, who produce food, could barely put enough food on the table.
Peasant groups assailed the killing of a farmer leader in the 39,000-disputed government-owned lands sprawling the towns of Coron and Busuanga in Palawan.
“Even as a wake is still being held for the farmers killed in Fort Magsaysay, another one was shot dead in Isabela.”
The KMP challenged the Duterte administration to give justice to the victims of the Fort Magsaysay carnage and hold the perpetrators accountable.