Isabelo Adviento has advanced the interests of farmers in Cagayan, leading campaigns for increase in farm gate prices of palay and corn, and against high interest rates imposed by loan sharks, among others.
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The Promotion of Church People’s Response described Aldeem Yañez’s arrest as an “established pattern where authorities have planted firearms and ammunition during the operations.”
“For several years now, Isabelo Adviento has been subjected to non-stop intimidation by state forces. The harassment against him and other Cagayan Valley-based activists and peasant leaders intensified under the Duterte administration.”
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – The agricultural towns of Isabela hit the headlines last month when typhoons Pedring and Quiel and the dams in Luzon combined to inundate and damage the province’s nearly ripe crops. But according to the farmers here, even before Pedring and Quil, they have been grappling with other ongoing disasters,…