This harvest season, the farmers of Baloc, Sto. Domingo reaped the fruit of their struggle for land.
Tags: Nueva Ecija
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“We all know that Nueva Ecija is the country’s rice granary but farmers still do not own the lands they till and worse, they are being displaced because farm lands are being converted.” – Joseph Canlas, AMGL chairman.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Farmers groups said the presence of more military forces in the Fort Magsaysay Military Reservation, which the farmers are claiming, will result in more human-rights violations against civilians. They also said that farmers will be facing renewed threats of eviction.
Members of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) marched to Chino Roces (formerly Mendiola) bridge this morning calling on President Benigno S. Aquino III to end extrajudicial killings of activists.
Outside the room in the narrow corridor, soldiers armed with M-16s watched as people peered through the glass window. An armored personnel carrier (APC), its machine guns aimed skyward, was parked at a corner facing the hall inside the compound. BY ABNER BOLOS Gitnang Luzon News Service (GLNS) Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 15…