July 11, 2017

Quezon farmers to Ka Paeng: What’s holding back our CLOAs?

Quezon Farmers to Ka Paeng: What’s holding back our CLOAs? Unjust criminal charges of Theft and Qualified Theft cases against thirty-seven (37) farmers, among 500 or so […]
June 6, 2017
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Human Rights under attack by Existing Justice System: The Resurgence of Criminalization in Bondoc Peninsula

RESURGENCE OF CRIMINALIZATION OF PEASANT MOVEMENT IN THE BONDOC PENINSULA  By the Rural Poor Institute for Land and Human Rights Services (RIGHTS), Inc.     Situationer. […]
March 22, 2017

Agrarian justice: Land in the hands of the tillers

Agrarian justice: Land in the hands of the tillers  A briefing paper on Bondoc Peninsula tenants land rights struggle By Danny Carranza   Background After close […]
March 21, 2017

Organized peasants’ political response: KMBP’s mass surrender

Organized peasants’ political response: KMBP’s mass surrender This is an excerpt from “Backlash and Beyond: Criminalization of Agrarian Reform and Peasant Response in the Philippines” by […]
March 21, 2017

Criminalization of peasant land rights claimants and redistributive agrarian reform: The case of Bondoc Peninsula (Part 3 of 3: Uy Case)

Criminalization of peasant land rights claimants and redistributive agrarian reform: The case of Bondoc Peninsula (Part 3 of 3: Uy Case) This is an excerpt from […]
March 21, 2017

Criminalization of peasant land rights claimants and redistributive agrarian reform: The case of Bondoc Peninsula (Part 2 of 3: Aquino Case)

Criminalization of peasant land rights claimants and redistributive agrarian reform: The case of Bondoc Peninsula (Part 2 of 3: Aquino Case) This is an excerpt from […]
March 21, 2017

Criminalization of peasant land rights claimants and redistributive agrarian reform: The case of Bondoc Peninsula (Part 1 of 3: Tesalona Case)

Criminalization of peasant land rights claimants and redistributive agrarian reform: The case of Bondoc Peninsula (Part 1 of 3: Tesalona Case) This is an excerpt from […]
November 23, 2016
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DENR Sec Probes into IP, Environmental Concerns

NOVEMBER 23, QUEZON CITY — DENR Secretary Gina Lopez met with Dumagat and Remontado IP leaders of Samahan ng mga Katutubong Agta na Ipinagtatanggol at Binabaka […]
November 15, 2016
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Leyte Senior Citizens in the Struggle for Land Rights

Older people and gender are two of the cross cutting themes of the Sphere Standards. The project implemented by RIGHTS, in partnership with ICCO and Kerk-in-Actie […]
November 14, 2016

Ormoc Farmers Reaps First Harvest in CLOA-awarded Land

The struggle bears fruit. BFA-Katarungan’s first harvest in their CLOA awarded land in Brgy. Matica-a, Ormoc.
November 14, 2016

1,228 Leyte CLOAs Awarded in Record Breaking Ceremony

Super Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan) exposed the vulnerabilities, in the changing climate, of the farming sector without land tenure security. Months after Yolanda, the affected […]
November 5, 2016

Letter to Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco

COMMUNITY OF YOLANDA SURVIVORS AND PARTNERS (CYSP) Summary of Issues and Recommendations presented to Cabinet Secretary Leoncio “Jun” Evasco Jr. thru Assistant Secretary Evelyn Cruzada September […]
November 5, 2016
CLOA Holders on the way to reclaiming their 25 hectare land. Photo credits:  Baby Reyes, RIGHTS
Bugho Farmers Association Finally Reclaims 25 has. of Land A Special Report on the Installation of 46 CLOA Holders in Ormoc Super Typhoon Yolanda’s landfall in the […]