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Strengthening the anti-feudal united front

By LUIS G. JALANDONI
NDFP Chief International Representative
Member, NDFP National Executive Committee

Amsterdam, the Netherlands
30 March 2014

It was in the hinterlands of Negros in Central Philippines, shortly after Marcos imposed martial law. Poor peasants discussed with me their struggle to hold on to their land. Big landlords supported by the military were driving them out. One peasant declared: “Hasta may hangin and ilong ko, indi ko gid pagbaya-an and duta ko!” In his down to earth peasant way he asserted: “As long as there is air in my nostrils, I will not leave my land.”

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Strengthening the anti-feudal united front

By LUIS G. JALANDONI
NDFP Chief International Representative
Member, NDFP National Executive Committee

Amsterdam, the Netherlands
30 March 2014

It was in the hinterlands of Negros in Central Philippines, shortly after Marcos imposed martial law. Poor peasants discussed with me their struggle to hold on to their land. Big landlords supported by the military were driving them out. One peasant declared: “Hasta may hangin and ilong ko, indi ko gid pagbaya-an and duta ko!” In his down to earth peasant way he asserted: “As long as there is air in my nostrils, I will not leave my land.”

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