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WATCH | ‘Rescued’ Mindanao sacada tell their tale

Rosarito Bravo of Maramag, Bukidnon shows his payroll. (photo by Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com)

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MANILA, Philippines -- They said they were promised good pay and working conditions and, in the case of several Manobo, help in claiming their ancestral lands, if they agreed to work as sacada -- migratory sugar workers -- during the harvest at Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac.

What they got instead, they said, were low wages and “slave-like” working conditions until the activist Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura “rescued” them.

Here are the tales of two of the sacada from Mindanao:

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