New DAR Undersecretary on fight against agrarian violence: “I’ll try my best”

DAR Undersecretary Bernie Cruz said during the dialogue yesterday that he will try his best to lead the soon-to-be-formed Inter-Agency Task Force for the Protection of Farmers Against Violence. According to him, if despite his best efforts as chair of the task force nothing happened, he will step down.

The proposed creation was a result of the meeting of the Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) last May 3, following the murder of UNORKA’s Secretary General, Enrico Cabanit, last April 24. Ka Eric was one of the four murdered peasants in the span of one month.

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  1. Walang siyang pinalitan. For the first time, mayroon tayong DAR Undersecretary for Nothing. Parang Usec for Special Concerns ang dating nya.

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