Farmer groups from different parts of South and Southeast Asia spearheaded a global campaign against what they called as destructive dam in East India.
The Manila-based Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) urged the Indian central government in New Delhi to revoke plans to build Tipaimukh dam in Borak River East India.
By Cong Corrales | Sunday| September 18, 2011 | Filed under: Top Stories
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/17 September) — In solidarity with the transport sector, the Misamis Oriental Farmers’ Association-Kilusan ng Magbubukid sa Pilipinas (Mofa-KMP) will launch “Welgang Mag-uuma” on Monday, September 19 to coincide with the nationwide transport strike.
by KMP Information Department
MANILA, Philippines- Militant farmers today called on the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to immediately stop the continuing conversion of the controversial Hacienda Looc in the town of Nasugbu by real estate giant SM Land owned by tycoon Henry Sy into a world-class tourism and leisure destination.
By MARVYN N. BENANING
September 18, 2011, 3:53pm
MANILA, Philippines -- Farmers in the 8,650-hectare Hacienda Looc in Nasugbu, Batangas and Maragondon, Cavite have asked the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to stop the conversion of the estate for the benefit of giant real estate firm.
The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and the Ugnayan ng mga Mamamayan Laban sa Pangwawasak ng Kalupaan ng Hacienda Looc (Umalpas- Ka) also accused DAR officials of colluding with SM Land executives in evicting farmer-beneficiaries in the large property.
The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program extension with reforms should be stopped, to end land monopoly and social injustices, Greg Ratin, KMP spokesperson, yesterday said at a rally in front of the Department of Agrarian Reform provincial office.
The 2nd anniversary of the signing of the Republic Act 9700 or the CARPer Law today is not worth celebrating because it has not addressed the problems of small farmers, Ratin said.
Petition Letter: SEZ Expansion in Andhra Pradesh, India
(to Andhra Pradesh State Government)
Justice Shri B. Subhashan Reddy
Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission
Tele(o): 24601574 Tele(r):23223381
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,
'C' Block, 6th Floor, AP Secretariat
Office Phone: 23456698,23451805,23455205
Residence Phone: 23410333, 23410555, 23410666
We at the CRPP wish to draw the attention of the international community to the plight of the adivasi people in one corner of the State of West Bengal, India.
DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — The progressive Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas in Central Visayas has urged the Philippine Senate to conduct an investigation into the murder of Negros Oriental peasant leader Fermin Lorico.
Earlier, KMP affiliate Kapunungan Alang sa Ugma sa Gagmayng Mag-uuma sa Oriental Negros (Kaugmaon, or Association of Small Farmers of Oriental Negros) pinpointed the 79th Infantry Batallion of the Philippine Army as the culprit behind Lorico’s murder last June 10, 2009, in San Jose Extension in Dumaguete City.
PUBLISHED ON JUNE 4, 2009 AT 9:07 AM
By MAO HERMITANIO and JANESS ANN J.ELLAO
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