March 27, 2015     Philippines
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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 CARPER. Progressive farmers' groups, on the other hand, are pushing not for another extension of CARPER but...

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.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Farmers bat for ‘genuine agrarian reform’

Anakpawis Partylist continues to push for the Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill in the landlord-dominated Congress.

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Makabayan solons urge Congress to probe Clark Green City project

“The project is so extensive but the welfare of the people that would be affected in Capas, Bamban towns and Mabalacat city is not being considered.” – Anakpawis partylist Rep. Fernando Hicap

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Int’l peasant mission to Aquino: ‘Scrap Clark Green City, Alviera projects’

“Productive agricultural forces – thousands of farmers and indigenous peoples of Tarlac and Pampanga – are being destroyed in the name of anti-people and pro-business real estate developments.”

Monday, November 17th, 2014

From Mendiola to Luisita | Farm workers, supporters commemorate Hacienda Luisita massacre

“Is justice only for the rich and not for the poor?”

Monday, November 17th, 2014

10th year of Hacienda Luisita massacre | Fresh wounds remain

SPECIAL REPORT: “Every time I see him (President Benigno Aquino III), my heart is overwhelmed with grief and anger.”

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

10th year of Hacienda Luisita massacre | ‘Noynoy had the case killed’

A 2005 report on the findings of the National Bureau of Investigation read: 'We find that the protesters were more credible than the government personnel,' and it recommended the filing of homicide charges against nine policemen.

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

The spoiled brat of Luisita

By TILDE ACUÑA

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

10th year of Luisita massacre | Bloodstained yellow ribbons tied near Aquino’s home

MANILA — Ten years. No justice. To symbolize the outrage over the absence of justice for the victims of Hacienda Luisita massacre, farmworkers and human rights advocates tied bloodied yellow ribbons near the President’s ancestral home in...

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