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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.