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12 workers injured and arrested in Martial Law’s brutal strike dispersal at Compostela Valley


05 June 2017

Twelve workers and their supporters, including a minor and an elderly, were injured and arrested when combined elements of 66th Infantry Battalion (IB) of Philippine Army and PNP Compostela Valley violently dispersed the 2-month old strike at Shin Sun Tropical Fruits Inc. in Compostela Valley, last week, June 2.

Reports received by the labor rights organization, Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) says that at around 9:30am on June 2, over 100 personnel of army and police in full battle gear and company-hired scabs...

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