July 06, 2015     Philippines
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Agrarian Reform

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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Peasants rejoice as Congress fails to vote on proposed Cha-Cha

“The so-called foreign investment to be brought by economic Cha-cha is only for the benefit of the hacienderos and big businesses and not for the Filipino people.”

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Batangas fisherfolk want to reclaim their community

After a year of living on the streets, Balakbakan fisherfolk want to return to their homes.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Charter change, agrarian reform extension to intensify land grabs – farmers group

“Where shall Aquino’s Cha-cha get the lands to be put up for sale to foreigners?”

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Farmers, other sectors link arms to fight for genuine land reform

Genuine land reform would result in genuinely broad-based overall economic growth, rapid poverty reduction and genuine food security.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

WTO chief in PH | Farmers slam liberalization in agriculture

“The WTO and its so-called free trade destroyed our country’s food self-sufficiency and food security.”

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

More planned projects to wipe-out farmers in San Jose Del Monte City

“We should all unite, because without the land, we will have no food to eat.”

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

MRT-7 | The latest in the San Jose del Monte farmers saga vs landgrabbing

"If they evict people just for their own interest, then, that is not development. That is tyranny against the people."

Friday, April 24th, 2015

3 years after SC ruling on Luisita, farmers call for justice

"It appears that even Justice Secretary Leila de Lima was ordered not to act on the complaints we filed against the Cojuangco-Aquinos.”

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Extending CARPER?

The Catholic Bishops has been pushing for another extension of the CARPER because of the prevailing landlessness among the country's peasant majority. The Aquino government has supposedly acquiesced and instructed its allies in Congress to extend...

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

28 years | Remembering the Mendiola Massacre

“Comrades, have the massacres, killings and land grabbing stopped?” peasant leader Rafael Mariano asked. The crowd gave a resounding no.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Yulo King Ranch farmers fight to own land

Settlers from Mindoro struggle to own the land that they have tilled for years in Palawan.

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