“We will not allow the torch to be extinguished. We will hold it high until our last breath.”
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Ellao said her entry is “my humble contribution in portraying how children are greatly affected by supposed development projects that, in reality, deprive them of their basic right to shelter and their parents of their livelihood.” “It is in this light that we should see how the children’s plight — including their health and well-being — should be reported,” she said.
“Marcos may already be dead, but his legacy of contractualization, cheap labor, no-union no-strike policy, killings, abductions, illegal arrests, torture, militarization of peasant and Lumad communities, and much more are still alive and continues to oppress Filipino workers and people.”
Typhoon Yolanda survivors and farmers are in Manila for a series of protest until Dec. 10.
“We find it ironic that as we journalists voice our concern about the return of a Marcosian rule, one of our colleagues, in her practice of responsible journalism, is facing censorship,” Altermidya said.
“How many more political prisoners have to die before the Duterte administration release all political prisoners? While tyrants like Marcos are being treated like heroes to their grave, real heroes like Ocasla who organized peasants and actively defended the rights of the Filipino people are being left to die in jail.” By RONALYN V. OLEA…
“Healing cannot be imposed by one man,” the petitioners, who were Martial Law victims, said. “It cannot be imposed by the Marcos family. Sadly, it cannot be imposed even by this Honorable Court.”
“In taking Duterte to task for having allowed a hero’s burial for Marcos, we are challenging him to stand for our people’s deepest feelings. We challenge him to break free of the Marcoses.”
Despite the rain, more than 20,000 gather at the Rizal (formerly Luneta) Park in Manila to condemn the rehabilitation of the family of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
In various cities throughout the country, ordinary citizens join protest actions against the hasty burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
“We mark this day with our vow to continue the struggle – to oppose the official restoration of the Marcoses and efforts to overturn history.” By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Marcoses most likely did not bargain for this – unleashing a horde of old and new protesters chanting against their return and against…