Filipino farmers fight for land rights

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Families of farmers killed a decade ago while protesting on a sugar estate owned by president Benigno Aquino’s family say they continue to face harassment. The Supreme Court has ordered the president’s family to redistribute its vast plantation to poor farmers, but locals say justice is too slow.

(Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)

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