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May 7, 2020
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Small farmers’ plight in Bondoc Peninsula amid COVID-19

Mga Kuwento ng Magbubukid sa Ilalim ng COVID-19 Series It is in the midst of a crisis that we see the vital importance of our peasants. […]
April 23, 2020
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International Day of Peasants’ Struggle 2020: Amid the COVID-19 Crisis, Food Sovereignty is Crucial Now More Than Ever

Manila, Philippines—Peasants around the world marked April 17, as the International Day of Peasants’ Struggle to highlight their continuing struggle to fight and defend their […]
April 21, 2020
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DA chief told: IP lands not idle but serve as shield vs climate change, pandemic threats; What impedes increased food production are land use conversion, unfinished land reform

Recently, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar claimed that indigenous peoples’ (IP) lands were idle and should be transformed into “vegetable and high-value crop […]
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 […]
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.     […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 5, 2016
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 […]
September 17, 2015
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THE LAND BELONGS TO THOSE WHO GAVE IT LIFE

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 To enter Irung, Brgy. Tabun, Mabalacat, you have to pass an outpost staffed by members of Boluntaryo, the organization of the people […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 5, 2016
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 […]
September 22, 2015

KATARUNGAN LEYTE STATEMENT

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 ” Kami ang mga lider kinatawan ng mga asosasyon ng mga parag-uma sa mga munisipalidad ng Alangalang, Barugo, Carigara, San Miguel at […]
July 2, 2015
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KMBP/KATARUNGAN re-installation in Hacienda Matias

JULY 2, 2015 — Thirty (30) farmers were successfully reinstalled in Lot 101 in the land formerly owned by the Matias family in San Francisco, Bondoc […]
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 […]
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.     […]