The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) denounced the attack, describing the threats as “an utter insanity and a cheap action to silence campus journalists.”
“Now more than ever, we must not only forget: we must assert our right to fight back — to defy and resist this unbridled and worsening assault on human rights and democracy.”
“With the law, the Chinese Coast guard are being ordered by Chinese government to shoot at vessels, even small fishing boat, in territories being claimed by China.”
Detained artists Amanda Echanis, Cheryl Catalogo and Alvin Fortaliza have done nothing wrong and merely used their art to present the story of the masses.
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From January to December 2020, the US-based National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) reported almost 1.3 million cyber tips in the Philippines, which is more than a 200-percent increase from 2019.
“Duterte can easily surpass the gruesome record of previous administrations in terms of peasant killings and massacres.”
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Some of the protesters came with Christmas-themed placards. One protester showed the wish list of the Filipino people, and another, the list of human rights violators.
“Why do we always associate Duterte when events like killings happen? Because he enables & rewards them. He encouraged a culture where the only answer is to murder and make people suffer. At marami paring hindi nabibigyan ng hustisya dahil hindi ito naisasapubliko.”
KMP is seeking urgent donations and support to aid farmers in need of immediate relief — rice, food, relief packs, hygiene kits, drinking water, clothes, sleeping kits, and medicines. A more long-term rehabilitation effort is also needed and farmers and fisherfolk will need seeds and seedlings, farm tools, farm animals, bancas and fishing equipment, and production subsidies.
More than the success of growing vegetables and crops, there is a bigger fight that Pandi women and the urban poor community in Bulacan are fighting for. They continue to struggle against discrimination and harassment from state agents and for basic human rights, decency and respect.