A presidential candidate and four senatorial bets showed up to support the Peasant Electoral Agenda.
Category: Agrarian Reform
“There is enough basis to question how Acef was used but Congress is turning a blind eye…”
“Twenty nine years ago, genuine land reform was the demand of Filipino farmers. Today, nine out of ten farmers do not own the land they till.” – KMP chairperson Rafael Mariano
Before the incident, the Sustento family and other tillers experienced harassment while defending their collective land cultivation area.
“The fateful incident may be a distant memory for President Aquino and the Cojuangco-Aquinos but Filipinos will never forget Hacienda Luisita massacre.”
Behind the barrage of official information from Malacanang and concerned government agencies, what did Aquino and his clan do in Hacienda Luisita?
“We hope that candidates who promise reforms in the country would hear and realize the aspiration of Filipino farmers, which should have been realized long ago.”
“It is ironic that the rural people who are the primary food producers are the ones who are experiencing lack of food and drastic hunger.”
The destitute condition of peasant women in different countries shows the effects of global massive land grabbing and resource plunder.
“The DAR says that running issues in Luisita are not agrarian in nature. How absurd is that?”
“Instead of functioning like an unabashed apologist, why not just file charges?”