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Amid Climate-Fueled Food Crisis, Filipino Forces Open Fire on Starving Farmers | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Police and army forces shot at about 6,000 starving farmers and Lumad Indigenous people demonstrating for drought relief in the Philippines on Friday, ultimately killing 10. Observers characterized the security forces’ action as “a strafing.””The government’s response to hunger is violence,” said Zeph Repollo, Southeast Asia campaign coordinator for 350.org, in an email to Common Dreams.

Source: Amid Climate-Fueled Food Crisis, Filipino Forces Open Fire on Starving Farmers | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Absolute SHAME ON YOU, Philippines!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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