Anakpawis urges national candidates claiming to “serve the people,” to support Southern Tagalog farmers defending rights to land now

“Hindi kailangang hintayin pa ng mga tumatakbo sa mga national positions na manalo sa eleksyon para tulungan ang mga magsasaka. Ngayon din ay maaari na nilang ipakita ang kanilang katapatan, at tanggapin ang agrarian reform agenda ng mga maralitang magsasaka na, libreng pamamahagi ng lupa at paggalang sa karapatan sa lupa, laban sa pangangamkam ng lupa, pagpapalayas, harassment at iba pang porma ng karahasan mula sa mga panginoong maylupa at iba pang umaangkin,” Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano, Anakpawis Party-list first nominee and former secretary of DAR said in a press statement.

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Libreng Pamamahagi ng Lupa, Ngayon Na! – Anakpawis

“CARP has been implemented more than 30 years and it was proven as bankrupt and a bloody and costly failure for poor peasants. To still consider extending this kind of law, instead of totally replacing it with a radical and genuine one, violates the very capacity of human beings, to think with logical reasoning and to learn from past mistakes,” he said in a press statement.

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