They have created another universe as false as their glowing descriptions of their own dynastic rule. The “new republic” was Marcos’s version. The “strong state” was Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s — and the country where “change has come” that of Duterte’s.
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“Military occupation of civilian institutions and killing of civilians…are unacceptable, deplorable and contrary to international human rights and international humanitarian standards.”
The united voice of the indigenous peoples swept from continent to continent in 37 countries calling their respective governments to stop large-scale mining and other extractive activities (oil and gas projects) in their indigenous lands until effective measures to safeguard their rights and the environment are in place. BY JO VILLANUEVA INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S WATCH Northern…