News Release Sept. 14, 2010 “Barely 100 days into his administration, another activist is killed. We strongly condemn the death of Naldo Labrador. This is proof of the continuing persecution against activists. It is proof that Oplan Bantay Laya remains operational under President Aquino and proof of this administration’s anti-peasant disposition,” thus said GABRIELA Women���s…
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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
His colleagues said Naldo Labrador, 39, a member of Paquibato District Farmers’ Association (Padifa) and Farmers Association in Davao City- Kilusang Magbubukid sa Pilipinas (FADC-KMP) was killed Sept. 3 because he was accused by the military of being a supporter of the New People’s Army (NPA). But the root cause, said Pedro Arnado, chairman of KMP-SMR, is the issue of land.