Friday, December 13th, 2013
In its April 24, 2012 decision, the Supreme Court mandated the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to implement the land distribution of Hacienda Luisita to farmworker-beneficiaries. It was only in July this year that Ambala learned of Tadeco's claims over hundreds of hectares of land.
Thursday, October 17th, 2013
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective What is legal may not necessarily be moral. Morality is about a code of conduct that is considered right and acceptable; it is about ethics; and ethics could be based on religious...
Monday, October 14th, 2013
Ni RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com Ibinuwal ng ipu-ipo ang gintong uhay na ipinunla ng pagkakaisa Santi-sima! Napaantada ang matatanda Aanihin na sana ang bunga ng pagsisikap kundi nanalasa ang bagyo Ay! Walang ibang marapat gawin kundi bumangon...
Friday, October 11th, 2013
Each paper that was raffled not only contained the name of the farmworker beneficiary but also the corresponding lot allocation that has already been pre-determined. Farmworker-beneficiaries were never asked to pick random lot allocations from the tambiolo.
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap, Sister Pat Fox of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines and former political prisoners Ericson Acosta and Kerima Tariman were among those arrested.
Saturday, September 7th, 2013
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The saga of the more than half a century of struggle by the farm workers of the vast Hacienda Luisita to own and benefit from the piece of land they have...
Monday, August 5th, 2013
The organization of farm workers in Hacienda Luisita said the HLI management is engaged in a “grand collusion” with the DAR to derail if not sabotage the process to effectively stop the distribution of Luisita lands to...
Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Farmer-beneficiaries of Hacienda Luisita march from Tarlac to Manila to press for the immediate distribution of Hacienda Luisita land, as ordered by the Supreme Court. This video shows the hardships the farmworkers undergo to attain justice, despite...
Friday, June 14th, 2013
The Department of Agrarian Reform is seemingly caught between doing what the Supreme Court directed them to do and the dictates of the Cojuangco family.
Monday, June 10th, 2013
25 years after the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program,farmers campout in front of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to protest the continued massive landlessness among poor Filipino farmers under what they call the "longest,...
Thursday, April 25th, 2013
“We cannot trust the DAR to distribute the lands as it is clearly an instrument of the Cojuangco-Aquinos to perpetuate their control over our lands.” – ULWU