7 months Militant group seeks justice for 14 peasants killed in Negros Oriental MB
By Chito Chavez Militant farmer’s group Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) on Sunday demanded that justice be given to the 14 peasants killed in three towns in Negros Oriental supposedly due to terrorism. (Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura / MANILA BULLETIN) Antonio “Ka Tonying” Flores, newly elected chairperson of UMA, claimed the 14 peasant deaths were similar to what happened in Guihulngan and nearby places late last year in which six were killed “tokhang style”. He noted the peasants were killed allegedly for fighting it out with police and military elements. Flores added that even Negros Oriental ... more