UCANews: Philippine farmers’ land battle

See report on UCANews site

The Philippine government has awarded Hacienda Luisita, a 6,435-hectare estate controlled by the family of the president of the Philippines, to landless farmers. UCAN News joined a group of farmers who tried to enter their land. Armed guards, however, blocked the way. Here is the farmers’ story.




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  1. Pingback: Al Jazeera, other int’l media take notice of growing  agrarian tension in Hacienda Luisita |

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