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By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Peasants and their supporters marched anew to Mendiola last Thursday to commemorate the 28th year of the Mendiola Massacre (Jan. 22, 1987). Again they cried for justice, primarily for the 13 farmer-marchers killed by lethal volleys from state troops and police. Among them were…

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 the Mendiola Massacre, between farmworkers and the state is a scandalous event that instantly killed 13 protesters, the same event that made a premature break with the new regime’s professed democratic restoration after the dark years of Martial Law.

Ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Bulatlat.com LEOPOLDO ALONZO [22 Enero 1987: demonstrasyon ng mahigit 20,000 pesante’t manggagawa sa harap ng Malakanyang] Ang kaisipan ay tandisang pagtutol sa kung anong katalahagan ang nakatambad sa harap natin… Lupang makulimlim di maabot-tanaw ADELFA ARIBE [13 ang napatay, 105 ang nasugatan, nang paputukan sila ng pulis at militar ng…