Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
To date, no one has been punished for the gruesome killings.
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
An IBON research project featured cases of communities, which showed that organic farming could be used as weapon for landless and poor peasants to assert their right to land and to their own future.
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
“Let us learn from history that past and present presidents came from the landlord class, they are all the same and not a single one served the interests of the farmers, as wells as Filipino masses.” –...
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Food for the people or high-end houses for the rich? The conflict over 1,645 hectares of land in Rodriguez (formerly Montalban), Rizal boils down to land use, and the conflicting laws that cover it.
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
The international group called for a joint inquiry by Senate and the House of Representatives on the reported abuses in Hacienda Luisita.
Saturday, October 18th, 2014
“Justice remains elusive but his death would not be for naught if we continue what my father fought for.”
Monday, October 13th, 2014
The Cojuangco-Aquino-owned firm in Hacienda Luisita has been putting up concrete barriers around farm lots, assaulting and illegally arresting farmers. But 56 years after the Cojuangcos laid claim on the estate, the farmers are not about...
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
“The public must be made aware that the worst atrocities are being committed by no less than the Presidential family against hapless farmers despite – or as cruel retribution for – the Supreme Court ruling for total...
Friday, October 3rd, 2014
“The Cojuangco-Aquinos are hell-bent on maintaining control of the Luisita estate and in implementing their grand master plan to convert the sugar plantation into a giant commercial hub, in contempt and complete reversal of the 2012 Supreme...
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
“There should be no need to require farmworkers to apply for the purchase of lands that they already own. There is, therefore, no basis for the DAR’s imposition to farm worker beneficiaries to sign the Affidavit of...
Thursday, September 11th, 2014
SPECIAL REPORT: A fact-finding mission to Palawan in June reported how the peasants of Yulo King Ranch have been dispossessed of the land they were tilling when it was declared a pasture land during Martial Law. Their...