Soldiers harass the brother of slain Lumad leader Gilbert Paborada who replaced him as leader of his group.
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Pangalawa sa dalawang-bahaging artikulo tungkol sa plantasyon ng palm oil Unang bahagi: Ang nakalalasong usok at ang plantasyon ng palm oil sa Indonesia Ni CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Sa Pilipinas, pareho rin ang tinatahak ng gobyerno sa pagpapalaganap ng palm oil plantation. Mabilis na pumapasok at nangangamkam ng lupa sa ating mga kagubatan at kapatagan ang mga…
“This pesticide is so poisonous that a teaspoonful can kill a human being. Workers die when their backpack sprayer malfunctions and they get covered in the herbicide.”
Like Cesar Muanag, the latest worker to die, the other victims of electrocution in the Philippines’ biggest oil palm plantation were all “casual” employees despite having worked there from two to 12 years.