DAVAO ORIENTAL, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / Mar. 1, 2011) – Filipino coconut farmers held a rally on Tuesday in the southern Philippines and protested local government officials who are opposing a planned general assembly in Davao Oriental province.
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Photos released by the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas to the Mindanao Examiner show farmers protesting in front of the municipal hall of Boston in Davao Oriental province on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 after the town mayor Rebico Rosit rejected a planned general assembly of coconut farmers in Boston. Armed policemen also took photographs and profiles of the protesting farmers.
A farm worker in the southern Philippines drinks water as he takes a break from the harsh condition in the field. (Mindanao Examiner Photo)