Holiday or not, groups all set for nationwide rally tomorrow vs. martial law

“He can threaten the people with Martial Law using the Left as scapegoat, like what Marcos did, but it still will not deter the people from gathering in public places to voice their indignation.”

#MarcosNoHero | Groups lambast celebration of Marcos’ 100th birthday

“No compromise, no immunity!” called out the protesters, saying the Marcos family should return its stolen wealth without any condition.
The groups decried that Marcos is not a hero and had amassed $10 billion dollars, plundered the country’s resources and committed massive human rights violations against the people.

Floodway residents to Duterte: ‘Award the land to us’

“The demands of the residents are legitimate and the local government unit as well as the national agencies concerned with housing programs could have engaged the residents in a more extensive and comprehensive dialogue so that violence could have been prevented.”

Lawyers, urban poor ask QC court to stop compulsory drug testing

By BULATLAT MANILA – Human rights lawyers and urban poor residents of Quezon City has asked the courts to order a halt to the so-called “voluntary” drug testing being conducted by the Philippine National Police in communities in the city. The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) led 30 Quezon city residents who filed a…

‘Justice for Kian’ | Groups rally for slain victims of War on Drugs

MANILA – Different groups today, Aug. 21, joined the “Walk for Justice” in Caloocan City to demand police accountability in the killing of a minor and for all victims of President Duterte’s War on Drugs. Groups led by the Stop the Killings Network and Rise Up for Life and Rights gathered in the village 160,…

Progressive doc gets threatening text messages

“Despite harassments and threats, we encourage everyone to be strong and steadfast in their commitment to serve the people.” By BULATLAT MANILA – Progressive health groups condemned the harassment of one of their leaders who received death threats via text message yesterday. In his Facebook post on Aug. 20, ophthalmologist Dr. Darby Santiago, who is…