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DAR orders distribution of 358 hectares of Hacienda Luisita

Aug 25, 2016 - 5:49 PM

Secretary Rafael Mariano orders DAR Central Luzon to get the assistance of appropriate law enforcement officials to ensure that the Cojuangco owned Tadeco complies

WAITING FOR AGRARIAN RFORM. Farmer activists wait for the Department of Agrarian Reform to decide on disputed land Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac. File photo by Dax Simbol

Hacienda Luisita: The struggle continues

Nov 22, 2015 - 11:07 PM

For many Hacienda Luisita residents decades of protest have not given them the justice they seek They continue despite the obstacles in their path in the hopes of getting what belongs to them

Cybercrime ruling creates chilling effect on Luisita farmworkers

Feb 21, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Advocates supporting Hacienda Luisista farmworkers are against the Cybercrime law s provision on online libel

LUISITA WATCH. A group of advocates and NGOs supporting Hacienda Luisita farmworkers came together and launched 'Luisita Watch,' which aims to raise awareness about the struggles of Luisita farmworkers. Photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

Mendiola Massacre: 27 years after, the same injustices

Jan 22, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Almost 3 decades after the massacre farmers and workers return to the streets to demand elusive justice

MARCHING ON. Farmers and fishermen walk to the Agrarian Reform and Environment departments in Quezon City to protest landgrabbing in different parts of Luzon a day before the 27th anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre where farmers also demanded genuine land reform from the Corazon Aquino administration. Photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Luisita farmers ask SC: Stop 'bulldozing activities'

Jan 17, 2014 - 8:45 AM

The farmer petitioners say they suffered considerably due to bulldozed lands leading to crops destroyed

Petition calls for 'genuine' Hacienda Luisita land distribution

Jan 01, 2014 - 3:20 PM

Petitioners say blatant landgrabbing increased militarization and unfair disqualification of farmers make the land distribution a hoax

UNFAIR DISTRIBUTION. Despite the DAR's distribution of land titles among farm workers of Hacienda Luisita, agrarian reform advocates call the process a 'hoax.' Photos by Arcel Cometa

Luisita farmers vow raps vs Aquino uncle over arrests

Dec 24, 2013 - 5:57 PM

Jose Peping Cojuangco Jr denies he directly ordered the police to arrest farmers

A HOAX. Despite the jumpstarting of the Hacienda Luiisita land distribution by the Department of Agrarian Reform, farmers protested in front of the Supreme Court on August 27, calling the process a hoax. Photos by Arcel Cometa

Farmers: DAR keeping prime Hacienda Luisita lots

Oct 15, 2013 - 9:15 PM

DAR says the 200 300 hectares that farmers want distributed are classified as residential in a court ruling but the agency is checking if these are agricultural

NOT SATISFIED. Protesters at an August 27 rally claim the DAR's implementation of land reform in Hacienda Luisita does not live up to the landmark April 24, 2013 Supreme Court ruling. Photo by Arcel Cometa

Farmers to SC: Don't allow Luisita execs to pick auditors

Jun 11, 2013 - 9:07 PM

Farmer beneficiaries have chosen the firm that will audit P1 3B in proceeds from earlier Hacienda Luisita transactions but management and the DAR won t honor their choice

LET US PICK. Hacienda Lusita farmers rally in front of the Supreme Court claiming that they should decide who will audit the P 1.3 billion proceeds of the estate. Rappler/Ace Tamayo