Bungkalan is a peaceful peasant action, that is, until police shows up.
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“Planting food and supporting farmers are no mischief, and the right to assembly is guaranteed by the highest law in the land.”
“Deprived farmers are faced with violent reprisal when they assert their rightful claim to land. This exposes CARP as instrumental to landlords while the majority of our farmers remain landless, poor, and hungry.”
The demolition comes as the latest in a series of operations conducted by Royal Moluccan Realty Holdings, Inc. (RMRHI), beginning in early 2018.
The living conditions in the Negros island have been – time and again – a glaring example of government’s failure to implement genuine agrarian reform.
By DEE AYROSO
By DEE AYROSO
MANILA — Amid numerous angles in Sagay Massacre the police and the Duterte administration say they will look into, peasant and rights groups said an independent probe on the massacre is all the more necessary now. Peasant women’s group Amihan in another statement said an independent probe is required “considering the PNP’s record of machination.”…
‘The manner by which the killing was committed points to impunity on the part of the perpetrators.’
“Not one area of any successful bungkalan did not go through harassment from soldiers, goons, policemen.”