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25 July 2018
Philippines

Murders of land and environmental activists are surging in the Philippines


BANGKOK - Murders of land and environmental activists are surging in the Philippines, making it the deadliest country in Asia, according to campaigners who said the government has failed to provide protection.


30 May 2018
Philippines

"Thirty years after the law was passed, land has not been given to peasant farmers who have tilled the land for generations"


TAGUM CITY, Philippines - A dozen bamboo and tarpaulin tents are pitched on the pavement, festooned with washing and banners - the department in charge of agrarian reform in Tagum City is sporting a new facade.


24 January 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean
Honduras
Mexico
Brazil
Colombia
Philippines

Most of the killings in Latin America took place in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Honduras, according to the report.

Of the 312 human rights defenders murdered across the world in 2017, 212 of them (67.9 percent) were from Latin America, according to a new report by Ireland-based non-profit Front Line Defenders.

8 August 2017
Philippines

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Peoples’ Alliance (CPA) will lead the tribal folk of the Cordillera Region in marking World Indigenous People’s Day on August 9, 2017 – with a vow to further assert their right to self-determination.

8 March 2017
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia
Malaysia
Myanmar
Philippines
Thailand

As the world marks International Women's Day on Wednesday, six women from different countries in Southeast Asia received recognition from advocacy group Amnesty International for their "heroism" in standing up for human rights despite the criminalization and violence they have faced.


FARMERS from haciendas in the southern part of Negros Occidental march in Isabel town to call for a meaningful agrarian reform. LYN RILLON
19 June 2016
Philippines

THE DESIGNATION by incoming President Rodrigo Duterte of Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano as his secretary of agrarian reform is welcome news for the Filipino peasantry, farmworkers and the rural poor. Mariano, born into a poor peasant family in Nueva Ecija, is chair of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas and former Anakpawis party-list representative.

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