Calling President Aquino the “Plunderer-President,” protesters said the Mining Act and the government’s continued liberalization of mining adds more reason for his ouster.
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“Today, we march out of our classrooms to protest against a shameful presidency.”
MANILA – Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)Hong Kong and Macau chapters led overseas Filipino workers in a protest action on Feb. 25, the 29th anniversary of People Power I. The group trooped to the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong, where they called for the resignation of President Benigno S. Aquino III for what they said…
A quick survey of 29 protesters at the 29th year commemoration of Edsa 1 shows how people have changed, but the government and the socio-political system still needs a-changing.
“Edsa (anniversary) is for the ordinary people who fought the dictatorship and continue to fight today,” – Renato Reyes, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan
“Aquino seems to forget the lessons of EDSA 1 and even the regime of GMA. Government-sponsored repression will only heighten public outrage.”
“The BS Aquino regime has a highway of crimes that could no longer be ignored.”
“The special operation in Mamasapano, Magindanao is a U.S. operation from the start.”
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective When former president Fidel V. Ramos was insisting that the ultimate responsibility for the Mamasapano fiasco lies with President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, being the commander-in-chief, Malacañang responded by saying that Ramos should wait for the results of the investigation. The Board of Inquiry of the Philippine National Police (PNP)…
“We cannot bear another year of tragedy under Aquino.”
Marchers on the 116th year of the Philippine-American War called on President Aquino to take responsibility for the Mamasapano deaths, and to resign.