“Today, the Filipino peasant masses vow to further our struggle for genuine land reform.”
Month: October 2017
The following are the documented extrajudicial killings of peasant activists from July 2016 to Sept. 2017, as recorded by human rights group Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights (Karapatan): 1. Hermi Alegre, Davao July 15, 2016 2. Remar Mayantao, Bukidnon July 16, 2016 3. Rogen Suminao, Bukidnon July 16, 2016 4. Senon Nacaytuna,…
By DEE AYROSO
Before the incident, the broadcaster had reported receiving multiple death threats, some of which he posted on his Facebook page.
Some teachers received salaries amounting to only P200.
Farmers are fast losing hope after President Duterte reneged on his promise to return the coco levy fund to small coconut farmers and there have been moves inside the Department of Agrarian Reform to reverse the administrative and department orders, favoring farmers, which were issued by former Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano.
Small fishers complain of extortion from local governments based on the Fisheries Code.
MANILA – In Batangas and Nueva Vizcaya, some communities live in fear these days of aerial bombing and military persecution just because they happen to live atop or near resource-rich lands which mining companies want to exploit. In a forum hosted by the Miriam College Environmental Studies Institute Monday, advocates for the environment discussed what…
The peasants’ call is the same: distribute land to the farmers and put an end to the killings of farmers and activists.
The president was depicted as a pest that ruins farmers’ lives. Other illustrations presented him as “Boy Ratrat”, a rat holding a rifle and “Bomba King”, a snail with a bomb as his shell – depicting the killings of farmers around the country, with victims now numbering to 91.
In a recent study of the ILO, it found out that 61 percent of all domestic workers in Asia were entirely excluded from labor protection, and only three percent enjoyed equal protection with other general workers.