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Mendiola Massacre


Friday, January 24th, 2014

Peasants call for Aquino’s ouster on 27th year commemoration of Mendiola massacre

“The Filipino peasantry has had enough of Aquino’s blatant disregard for the peoples demand for justice and genuine land reform.” – Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Blood rush over bloodbaths | Still killing and dying for Hacienda Luisita

Twenty seven years ago on January 22, 1987, 10,000-15,000 marching farmworkers of Hacienda Luisita and land reform advocates were met with bullets as they bravely wagered for land, labor, and life. This fatal encounter, now known as...

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Mendiola Masaker: Labintatlong katawang bumabangon

Ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. LEOPOLDO ALONZO Ang kaisipan ay tandisang pagtutol sa kung anong katalahagan ang nakatambad sa harap natin… Lupang makulimlim...

Friday, January 25th, 2013

26 years after Mendiola massacre, farmers still fight for genuine land reform

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Agrarian reform has not yet been achieved,...

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Farmers bring land reform demands to Noynoy’s gate at Times St.

Farmers bring land reform demands to Noynoy's gate at Times St. (Photo by Pom Cahilog-Villanueva /

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Mendiola massacre marked with protests, critique of ‘bogus’ growth

MANILA — Multisectoral group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) joined peasant organizations today in remembering the brutal Mendiola massacre. It underscored that economic growth will only be inclusive if genuine agrarian reform is implemented in the country. On...

Friday, February 24th, 2012

EDSA hijacked

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Despite its failure to deliver on its promises, some Filipinos still hail the 1986 EDSA uprising as a model of how peacefully change can be achieved. The shift in...

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Mendiola massacre: Issues not resolved after 25 years

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Twenty-five years constitute a long time and reaching it is usually deemed a milestone in the life of a person or a nation. Tomorrow marks the...

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

25 years after, justice for Mendiola massacre victims still nowhere in sight

By RONALYN V. OLEA In reaction to Secretary Ricky Carandang’s statement that there...

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Putaragis Amang*

Putragis Amang, kami’y namamalimos lamang ng kapirasong lupa, bakit pinaputok ang kanilang sandata? Hayup nga ba kaming hayup sa turing? Bakit kaming gutom bala ang pinakain? Putragis Amang, ang Palasyo pala ay hindi dulugan ng awa; ang...

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Mendiola Massacre Survivors Recall the Horror (Video)

Survivors Recall Mendiola Massacre

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