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In Uncategorized on January 22, 2014 at 11:21 am

IBON tweeted the following this afternoon#mendiolamassacre:

In 1987 under Cory Aquino 13 of thousands of farmers rallying for land reform were killed as govt forces fired upon them 

In 1987 under Cory Aquino RA 6657 or comprehensive agrarian reform law was passed. Farmers said it was pro-landlord

27 yrs later in 2014 under Noynoy Aquino when land reform should have been completed most haciendas remain undistributed

Under Noynoy Aquino term when land reform should have been completed 69% of undistributed lands are in hacienda-type farms

In 1987 farmers demanded free land distribution. 27 yrs later in 2014 only 9% of farmers awarded lands were fully paid

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