“Kung walang baril dun hindi nangyari yung may namatay at may naputukan (If there were no guns used, no one would have died or have suffered from gunshot).”
Tags: Kidapawan Massacre
“What they needed is rice and not the spin of the Liberal Party or the administration.”
A gathering in solidarity of protesting Cotabato farmers wants to hold the whole Aquino administration accountable for the bloody dispersal.
“The actions of the Filipino police violate the rights to life and to be free from arbitrary detention enshrined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; and the right to food guaranteed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.”
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Under a negligent government, legitimate demands will continue to bring people out of their homes and into the danger zone that is the barricade.
“The situation would not have escalated into a bloody tragedy if the government had admitted their lapses and heeded the call of the farmers.”
A national fact-finding team fear a “whitewash” of the April 1 Kidapawan bloody dispersal of a peasant barricade.
“It is preposterous that a church compound – a sanctuary for many victims and those seeking the kind intervention of the Church – has been made into a military/police camp since April 1.”
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“This goes to show how the people can do even more than this regime.”