The farmers’ products were sold out with only a few hours after the market opened.
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MANILA – Youth and environmental groups in the country joined the worldwide protests dubbed “Global Climate Strike” on Sept. 20, as they sounded the alarm on the worsening climate crisis all over the planet. The global mobilization took place three days before the Sept. 23 United Nations Climate Change Summit in New York City. Some…
Student representatives from colleges and universities along Taft Avenue joined the nationwide call for a big protest action on Friday, Sept. 20, the eve of the 47th year since the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law.
Political prisoner Rachel Mariano freed after charges against her were dismissed by the court.
Indigenous peoples organizations from Southern Tagalog and Mindanao as well as the Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) global secretariat joined the national action organized by Katribu and SANDUGO on Aug. 9.
Youth groups’ protest action faced police violence after trooping to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) last May 30 to decry the “worsening state of education” in the country. Three members of the group present in the activity were grabbed by officers after defacing the gates of the commission but were released after the program.
Maoj Maga, 39, has been put through misery in several congested prisons as well as a quarantine-isolation cell when he has not committed any crime.
For KMU and allies, this year’s May 1 celebrations has for theme “Celebrate the 50th year of working-class leadership in the people’s national democratic struggle. Lead the people’s fight against fascism and neoliberal policies of the US-Duterte regime.”
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported a 6.5 magnitude earthquake with Eastern Samar as the epicenter at 1:37 PM today, April 23. The latest earthquake was felt in Catbalogan City, Leyte and Tacloban City, which bore the brunt of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 and the other typhoons and crop infestations that followed.…
Urban poor group Kadamay led the “Kalbaryo ng Mamamayan” to highlight the plight of Filipinos on Friday, April 12. In this year’s kalbaryo, five stations were set up to discuss the struggles of urban poor families facing eviction threats, issues of sovereignty, land reform, tyranny and drug-related killings, and several policies deemed as anti-poor such…
“This is a clear message from the national and international communities that they are fed up with the gross human rights violations perpetrated by the US-Duterte regime against its own people.”