“The ongoing killings by law enforcers in the name of the war on drugs and without due process, is not any different from what the police and military under Jovito Palparan, Arroyo and Aquino did to activists and media workers who criticized government.”
“The case of Pajalla is a concrete representation that the remnants of the previous regimes’ fascist counterinsurgency programs still remain in the Duterte administration.”
“The peasants of Southern Tagalog call on the Duterte administration, and to Quezon Governor (David) Suarez to immediately release Antonio Pajalla.”
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“This is an old tune,” Axel Pinpin, secretary general of Kalipunan ng Samahang Magsasaka sa Timog Katagalugan (Kasama-TK), told Bulatlat, referring to the arrest of three peasants in Laguna. He blamed the extended counterinsurgency program Oplan Bantay Laya (OBL).
PRESS RELEASE July 23, 2010 Fifteen Hacienda Yulo farmers in Barangay Canlubang, Calamba City in Laguna now on their second day of fast today urged President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III not to evade the issue of land reform in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, saying farmers from all over…
Hacienda Yulo farmers in Barangay Canlubang, Calamba City in Laguna today warned President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III of a brewing indefinite hunger strike if Malacanang fails to act on their three demands submitted barely a week after Aquino assumed the presidency. The three demands submitted to Malacañang by Hacienda Yulo farmers identified with the…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Peasant leaders are challenging president-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino to act on the case of the farmers of Sitio Buntod in Hacienda Yulo. The violent dispersal of the barricade of the farmers of Hacienda Yulo is the first attack against peasants since the election season began during the start of the year.
Press Release February 28, 2010 Nasugbu, BATANGAS – Three weeks after the illegal arrest of the 43 health workers in Morong, Rizal, several farmers and leaders of the militant peasant-group Katipunan ng mga Samahang Magbubukid sa Timog Katagalugan (KASAMA-TK) have reported cases of harassment by alleged military intelligence service. This new wave of…