Luisita cases in Int’l Peoples’ Tribunal

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On July 16-19, 2015 at Washington, DC, human rights defenders, peace and justice advocates, lawyers, jurists, academics, church people, and political activists will come together to convene the International Peoples Tribunal on Crimes against the Filipino people by President Benigno S. Aquino and the US Government as represented by President Barack Obama.

Recent human rights violations in Hacienda Luisita will  be heard under the second ground of charges against Aquino, under gross violations of economic, social and cultural rights. Landgrabbing from peasants in Defendant President Aquino’s family-owned Hacienda Luisita, Tarlac (where striking sugarworkers were massacred years back) in which the Stock Distribution Option (SDO) scheme was invalidated and the distribution of the lands to farmers ordered but they are being harassed and dispossessed in connivance with government agencies.

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2 thoughts on “Luisita cases in Int’l Peoples’ Tribunal

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  2. Reblogged this on UMA Pilipinas and commented:
    On July 16-19, 2015 at Washington, DC, human rights defenders, peace and justice advocates, lawyers, jurists, academics, church people, and political activists will come together to convene the International Peoples Tribunal on Crimes against the Filipino people by President Benigno S. Aquino and the US Government as represented by President Barack Obama.

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