The Other Face of Plunder in Mindanao
A briefer on Mindanao plantations
Published by the REAP Mindanao Network, 2015
Rural Missionaries of the Philippines – Northern Mindanao Region (RMP-NMR)
Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR)
Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA)
For Land & Justice:The Continuing Agrarian Struggle in Hacienda Luisita
The Hacienda Luisita National Fact-Finding Mission (NFFM) spearheaded by the Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA, Federation of Agricultural Workers), its local affiliate Alyansa ng mga Manggagawang-Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (AMBALA, Hacienda Luisita Farmworkers Alliance), Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and the Office of Anakpawis Partylist Representative Fernando Hicap, was launched to verify reports of fraud, militarization and new cases of landgrabbing before, during and after the Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) land distribution activities in Hacienda Luisita, a vast sugar estate in Tarlac province controlled by the family of President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Cojuangco Aquino III.