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Al Jazeera: Philippine farmers fight for land rights

See report on Al Jazeera site

Ten years have passed since several farmers were shot dead while protesting at estate owned by president’s family.

Families of seven farmers killed ten years ago while protesting on a sugar estate owned by President Benigno Aquino’s family say they continue to face harassment. 218 more words

Land Reform

Philippines: China's New Ambassador Calls on President Aquino

By Louis Bacani (philstar.com)

MANILA, Philippines – China’s new ambassador to the Philippines on Tuesday presented his credentials to Pres. Benigno Aquino III amid the continuing territorial disputes between the two nations. 180 more words

Manila's provocations reflect weakness

“The Philippines could do nothing but provoke China like a clown under the indulgence of some Western forces”

(Global Times)    07:36, March 31, 2014

The Philippines on Sunday filed a case against China’s “territorial invasion” with the UN arbitral tribunal. 497 more words

Escalation / Destabilization Conflict

P-Noy Booed for Appointing ‘Martial Law Relic’ as Head of HR Victims’ Claims Board

Rhodora Martinez | Kicker Daily News
February 28, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – A two-star general was put on a hot seat after critics questioned her qualifications as the newly appointed chairperson of a compensation board tasked to determine who were victims of Martial Law that deserve compensation. 565 more words

In The Press

Opposition mounts vs appointment of police general to human rights claims board

Ernie Reyes | InterAksyon.com

MANILA, Philippines — Opposition to the appointment of a retired police general to chair the body tasked to process claims of victims of human rights abuses by the Marcos dictatorship continued to mount with a women’s group calling it an “affront to Filipinos” and the victims. 389 more words

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