Slideshow: Residents defend their homes from demolition
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Media workers of an independent audio-visual group decried the harassment by the local police during the violent demolition of an urban-poor community in San Juan, Metro Manila.
News in Pictures: Pinaglabanan Folk Protest Violent Demolition, Urge Noynoy to Conduct Swift Investigation
MANILA — Residents of Brgy. Corazon de Jesus in San Juan and their supporters marched to Don Chino Roces Bridge in Manila on January 28, to protest the violent demolition of their community on January 25 and to challenge President Benigno Aquino III to conduct a swift investigation. (Photo by Tudla Productions / bulatlat.com)
Pinaglabanan Residents’ Last Stand
By TUDLA PRODUCTIONS
Police and snipers have been sent by the San Juan City government to help in the demolition of an estimated 800 homes in Barangay Corazon de Jesus. The residents have set up a barricade to try to stop the destruction of their homes today. Follow the live updates here.