“We are saddened that the government’s mandate to recognize and uphold the right of the Lumad to education and self-determination is superseded by a militaristic approach that further marginalizes the Lumad.”
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“The audacity in yakking against us to our extreme prejudice outside the courtroom could not be matched by any modicum of fortitude by at least showing up in court.”
Kapitalismo rin ang dahilan kung bakit hindi pinapansin ang reklamo ng mga naagrabyadong pasahero. Walang pakialam ang mga negosyante sa naantalang iskedyul o maging sa buhay o kamatayang sitwasyon (kung mayroon man) ng mga pasahero. Para sa kanilang basta-basta na lang itinatakda ang pagbabago sa iskedyul ng biyahe ng mga pasahero nila, sapat na ang tokenistang paghingi ng paumanhin. Tahimik na lang sila sa kanilang pagkamal ng milyon-milyong kita (o baka naman bilyon-bilyon!).
“We are ready to submit reports. We have all the fact sheets that you can think of, affidavits, and fact-finding reports. But it is best if they can speak to the victims and their relatives of rights abuses themselves.”
“Duterte’s economic policies is creating a ‘debt bomb’ that will explode in the near future.“
Kadamay called for a dialogue with Domagoso and the vendors association in the city.
Mervin Toquero of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) said that barring entry of UN investigators into the country would only prove that “this administration is hiding something.”
As a result of Duterte’s refusal to uphold the country’s sovereignty on its exclusive economic zone, China has been able to complete the installation of its military bases in seven reefs that are within the waters being claimed by the Philippines.
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During the 41st session of the UN HRC in Geneva, Switzerland, 18 countries voted in favor of the resolution while 14 voted against. Fifteen member-states abstained from voting.