Aklasan! (Uprising!)

by Nerve Macaspac August 18, 2012

On November 16, 2004, seven striking Luisita farm workers were killed in the brutal dispersal of police and military forces in the Cojuangco clan’s sugar estate in Tarlac, Central Luzon, Philippines. The 2004 massacre committed by the Philippine military was in response to the massive joint labor strike waged by the two unions inside Hacienda Luisita Incorporated (HLI)– United Luisita Workers Union (ULWU) and Central Azucarera de Tarlac Labor Union (CATLU)– representing a firm alliance between sugarcane farm workers on the field and sugar-processing factory workers. The two unions had been waging a labor strike for several months due to the imposition of a a starvation daily wage of Php9.50. Now, six years later, the Hacienda Luisita Massacre remains unresolved.

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Year produced 2004
Distributor Sine Patriyotiko (2004)
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November 19, 2010

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November 25, 2010

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