RPM-M | 11.25.2012
Official Statement of the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa - Mindanao (RPM-M) on the Peace Framework Signing between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)
The Revolutionary Workers Party – Mindanao (RPM-M) would like to congratulate the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in reaching this historic moment in its quest for the National Liberation of its people. The signing of the framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro can be a new phase of our long quest for achieving genuine peace in Mindanao through our consistent and legitimate struggle as validated in what we achieved in the negotiating table.
Nastassja Noell | 12.18.2009
The IRS has stolen 7,100 acres from the Crow Creek Indians; the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has facilitated the land-grab. Tribal leader Brandon Sazue is fasting and occupying the stolen territory with tribal members and supporters. The federales have not yet sent in the army as they did in 1862, resulting in the largest mass execution in US history.
In the South Dakota Plains, surrounded by snow and temperatures hovering around 0 degrees, Crow Creek Tribal Chairman Brandon Sazue is fasting to protest the recent IRS auction which stole 7,100 acres of his people's territory; supporters are bringing additional supplies and helping to occupying the vast plains acreage.
The federal government has auctioned off 11 square miles of the Crow Creek Reservation without consent from the tribe which owns the land. The land has been selected for use as an industrial wind power generating center and stands to make lots of money.