A farmer organizer involved in relief work for typhoon victims was gunned down by still unidentified assailants in Candelaria, Quezon, on Wednesday, the militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) said on Thursday.
By Tonette Orejas
Another impeachment complaint to be filed on Monday (July 21) by the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) against President Benigno Aquino III will take him to task for P5.4 billion in agrarian reform funds that was allegedly facilitated through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to pay landowners, including the President’s relatives who own Hacienda Luisita.
By Maricar B. Brizuela and Jeannette I. Andrade
About a thousand farmers marched to Mendiola in Manila on Monday to mark the expiration of what they called “bogus” Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) and then called for free distribution of lands to farmers.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Around 20 members of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas slipped through security and staged a rally at the lobby of the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Quezon farmers’ groups and the peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) on Tuesday welcomed moves by Congress to investigate a possible conflict of interest case involving coconut levy funds being claimed by the government-sequestered United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB).