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Farmers, youth to Noynoy: Expect more protests for Hacienda Luisita Issue

Official Statement of United Luisita   Workers’ Union (ULWU) and Katipunan ng mga Sanggunian Mag-aaral sa UP   (KASAMA SA UP)

Hacienda Luisita massacre remains an open, festering wound, a bloodstain on the cheery yellow of Aquino’s candidacy. This recent protest action reminds him and the rest of the nation that the issue will not simply go away. As long as he and his family keeps skirting the issue, they should expect more protest action in the coming days to demand for justice and land.

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Noynoy should take responsibility and rectify the failure of the Corazon Aquino administration to implement genuine agrarian reform – Satur

Mendiola – Deputy Minority Leader, Bayan Muna Rep. and Senate candidate Satur Ocampo today challenged presidential aspirant Sen. Benigno Aquino III to take responsibility for and rectify the errors of his mother former president Corazon C. Aquino. He was referring in particular to the failed agrarian reform program of the Aquino regime and the January 22, 1987 Mendiola Massacre where 13 farmers were killed and scores wounded.

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Luisita Farmers Go Back to Basics

After the strike ended more than two years ago, the HLI farm workers have been planting rice and vegetables providing them with income and food. But more than the earnings, they find fulfillment in cultivating the land that is rightfully theirs.

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