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Farmers slam HLI counsels over uncalled for statement 04/21/2012

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Farmers slam HLI counsels over uncalled for statement

04/21/2012
Two militant farm workers’ groups have called on the Supreme Court to order a restraint on the outspoken Hacienda Luisita Inc. (HLI) counsels on their unwarranted statements that meant to influence the court’s ruling over the compensation issue which is set to be resolved along with the finalization to award Hacienda Luisita, a vast sugar plantation estate in Tarlac province owned by members of the Cojuangco family, set next week on the final en banc session of the high tribunal Tuesday next week in Baguio.

In a statement, Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) secretary general Rodel Mesa said the statements being issued by the HLI counsels obviously are meant to influence the high court in its decision for a compensation package for the Cojuangco-Aquino family for the vast sugar estate..... MORE

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