Police Dispersed Hacienda Yulo farmers

NEWS

ANTIPOLO CITY, May 21, 2010—Tension is now gripping the disputed Hacienda Yulo in Sitio Buntog, Brgy. Canlubang in Calamba City, Laguna when hundreds of protesting farmers were violently dispersed by the local police, 8:30 this morning.

In a statement sent to CBCPNews by the Katipunan ng Samahang Magsasaka sa Timog Katagalugan (Alliance of Farmers’ Organization… Read More

OPINION

May 21,2010. The 7200 hectare Hacienda Yulo was guarded by the same force that guarded Hacienda Luicita — Security guards, PNP and AFP. The troops were guarding the Hacienda from protesting farmers. The issue is still the same, after two years the struggle of the farmers fighting for their means of income is still the same. Hacienda Yulo is yet to become a commercial land. This deprives the fa… Read more

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