By DEE AYROSO
Tags: sagay 9
Duterte’s ominous stance on bungkalan, Sagay killings
Too bad, that even before the massacre of nine farm workers in Sagay, Negros Occidental has been thoroughly investigated, President Duterte is already echoing the military and police line. Landless farmers, he said, were seizing agricultural lands from the “original tenants after the [sugar] harvest…using violence and intimidation, backed up by the New People’s Army…
Sagay massacre: A matter of social justice
The telenovela spin of state security forces never erases the fact that the Sagay massacre is yet another proof of the failure of government to render social justice to the tillers of the land.
‘As government spins, impartial probe on Sagay massacre gains urgency’ – Mov’t Against Tyranny
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.”…
By TOMAS TALLEDO All eaters that feast on open graves While the bloodsoaked canefields Painfully murmured the killers names — Gustilo, Cojuanco, Benedicto Montelibano, Sola, Araneta Creatures all of malevolence. Night dogs, mad dogs, hungry dogs, Dogs that eat babies. Dusk falls heavily now in Negros When homes are abandoned as Terror breathes cold on…
NPA on the Sagay massacre: RPA, AFP and landlords did it
“The RPA has since operated simultaneously as armed goons of Negros landlords and politicians and auxiliary force of the AFP,”
By DEE AYROSO
9 farmers killed, 3 wounded in Sagay massacre
Nine farmers were killed and three wounded in a massacre in Hacienda Nene in Purok Pine Tree Barangay Bulanon in Sagay City, where farmers are staging “bungkalan” or land cultivation of idle farm lands.