[Statement] Enacted Rice Tariffication Law Will Not Resolve Food Security -PNFSP

Enacted Rice Tariffication Law Will Not Resolve Food Security Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes condemns President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s signing of the Rice Tariffication Bill. This had just justifies that there is no hope for the Philippines to achieve food security. Hence, it will further liberalize Philippine rice industry by replacing quantitative restrictions due…

[Press Release] Labor rights group cries justice for 9 massacred farm workers in Negros Occidental -CTUHR

Labor rights group cries justice for 9 massacred farm workers in Negros Occidental The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) condemns in strongest possible term the massacre of nine sugarcane workers, including four women and two minors, in Hacienda Nene, Barangay Bulanon, Sagay City, Negros Occidental yesterday October 20, 2018. While resting in…

[Urgent Appeal] Continuing harassment of farmer beneficiaries in Barangay Sumalo, Hermosa, Bataan -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL June 19, 2015 (PHILIPPINES) Continuing harassment of members of Samahan ng Nagkakaisang Mamamayan ng Barangay Sumalo (SANAMABASU), farmer beneficiaries in Barangay Sumalo, Hermosa, Bataan ISSUES: Right not to be deprived of means of subsistence; Access to Justice; Right to Peace and Order Dear friends, Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) writes to…

[Press Release] Farmers, Activists Vow to Intensify Own AR Initiatives vs Govt Failure and Land Grabbing -SARA

Farmers, Activists Vow to Intensify Own AR Initiatives vs Govt Failure and Land Grabbing Escalate the agrarian reform struggle and create a surge of ground initiatives. These are the main calls of farmers organizations and agrarian reform activities as they remember the passage into law of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) 27 years ago.…

[Statement] Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” -PAHRA

Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” August 11, 2014 The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) strongly condemns the merciless killing of a Manobo, Armando Campos y Adlawan, in Brgy. Ebro, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur. Reportedly, on the early morning of…

[Urgent Action] Philippines: Right to food of 6,212 farmers threatened despite the issuance of land titles -FIAN

Philippines: Right to food of 6,212 farmers threatened despite the issuance of land titles Beginning of Action: 19 February 2014  End of Action: 17 April 2014 After a decades-long struggle for the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, the farmworker beneficiaries of Hacienda Luisita were finally awarded land titles – the Certificates of Land…