Pinoys, foreigners stand in solidarity with Cotabato farmers

Filipinos and foreigners responded to the call for a Global Day of Action for Land, Food and Justice. They condemned the April 1 violent dispersal of farmers’ barricade in Kidapawan City and called for immediate aid for drought-stricken Filipino farmers.

On April 1, police forces opened fire upon farmers demanding rice subsidy from the government. Two were confirmed dead and scores were wounded.

Compiled by Bulatlat Multimedia

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