Farmers ask “Is Noynoy content with simply revisiting a revolution?”
Farmers join the multi-sectoral mobilization commemorating EDSA People Power I
“This pro-landlord president is thrilled with just viewing photographs of EDSA People Power I on exhibit at plush Ayala Museum while peasants and majority of our citizens languish in poverty as prices of basic commodities rise, regressive taxes continue to burden our people and budget cuts on essential social services continue to be a norm for governance, not to mention the filth the AFP passes on to the citizens of our country.”
Wilfredo Marbella said this as militant farmers of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) prepare to participate in the multi-sectoral mobilization commemorating the people power revolution that overthrew the imperialist US backed dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos, Sr. 25 years ago.
“Noynoy is mesmerized by two-dimensional images of an illusory past event while the appalling three-dimensional and real-time suffering of ordinary Filipinos remain entrenched in our society,” Marbella points out. Read more>>
Farmers condemn continuing killings, Oplan Bayanihan
About 50 farmers from the nationwide group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP, Peasant Movement of the Philippines), Alyansa ng Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (AMBALA), Danggayan dagiti Mannalon ti Cagayan Valley (DANGGAYAN-CV, KMP Cagayan Valley) and Tanggol Magsasaka condemned the continuing extra-judicial killings against peasants, as well as the counter-insurgency program of president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino Oplan Bayanihan and protested in front of Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City. They were also joined by leaders of Pamalakaya-Pilipinas, Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura, Amihan peasant federation, Anakpawis Partylist and NNARA-Youth. Read more
KMP urges NDF, GRP to tackle Hacienda Luisita during peace talks
Farmers urge Aquino to file plunder cases vs. Arroyo, Yap on P24-B rice import over-pricing
KMP dares Noynoy: Re-open Mendiola Massacre case
Seventeen days before the commemoration of the 24th anniversary of the infamous Mendiola Massacre, the militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) today urged President Benigno Simeon Aquino III to re-open the 24-year old case that killed 13 farmers and injured 100 others during the bloody dispersal of a farmer’s rally demanding free land distribution from the administration of the late President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino. Read more
Groups blame mining as cause of flash floods, landslide in Eastern Visayas
Bukidnon farmers fight for land, econ rights, launch 5-day camp-out at provincial capitol
Groups condemn year’s first extra-judicial killing of peasant leader
Farmers to endure worsening hunger, poverty under the Aquino government
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