mark the 22nd
anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre
January 22, 2009
The KMP - Cebu, BAYAN - Central Visayas and progressive partylists held
a street protest in Cebu to commemorate 22nd year of Mendiola Massacre.
The rallyists went to the Department of Energy - VII to condemn off-shore
mining in Cebu Strait particularly, in Sibonga and Argao, Cebu. After
which, the progressive groups went to the Department of Agrarian Reform -
VII to demand genuine agrarian reform, to junk CARP extension and to
immediately pass the House Bill 3059 or (Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill).
The militants also demanded justice to the victims of Mendiola Massacre
and to stop militarization and political persecution.
-- Jaime Paglinawan
Vice President for the Visayas
BAYAN - Central Visayas