It is downright absurd and offensive that the arrest happens during a day that commemorates and in fact stresses the need to continue the legacy of nationalist and revolutionary Andres Bonifacio.”
Month: November 2019
Workers and progressives held a series of protest actions today to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bonifacio, known in Philippine history as the “Great Plebian” for his humble beginnings from the working class and later led the armed revolution when he founded Katipunan.
Karapatan, in a protest action on Nov. 29, highlighted the cases human rights defenders Cora Agorvida and Honey Mae Suaza, as “both recent victims of state-perpetrated attacks against women defenders who assert people’s rights, including our communities’ rights to a safe and healthy environment.”
“We have to fight for our sake. We cannot just wait for them to implement land reform because they will never do it willingly.”
“It is our mission to come together and strengthen our defense of the environment in peril.“
MANILA- “We are unstoppable, a better world is possible!” Filipino youths chanted as they marched in a lantern parade calling for climate justice in the streets of Manila, early this evening. Dubbed the “Global Climate Strike: Pailaw sa Kalikasan,” the Christmas-themed activity is part of the coordinated actions held worldwide on Nov. 29. Some 300…
“It (the ruling) is a rebuke against the continued exploitation of media workers through contractualization.”
Isang balaraw na may dalawang matutulis na dulo ang Pan Asianismo. Maaari itong gawing inspirasyon sa pagpapalaya sa bayan. Subalit maaari din itong gamitin upang manakop ang malalakas na bayang Asyano at mawalan ng teritoryo ang mga mahihina at maliliit na bayan.
On November 27, at 12 noon, Padilla was taken from CIDG-NCR to an unknown location. According to Padilla’s lawyer Kristina Conti, officers from the San Juan Municipal Police Station refused to give Padilla’s whereabouts and were similarly unwilling to divulge information on who is handling Padilla’s case.
“More importantly, it is a call to justly spend the people’s coffers for human resource development that would bring genuine progress to the country.”
The groups said the P55 million ($982,323) spent for a cauldron in the SEA Games could have been used for life-saving purposes such as full-course of anti-TB medicines for 12,500 patients; one session of hemodialysis for 14,285 patients; CT scan for 6,250 patients; 161 units of mechanical ventilators/respirators, among others.