May 30, 2015     Philippines
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Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Moves to close IP schools insurgency-ops motivated, says group

“The communities, the parents, the students and the school are civilians but they now became the target of the insurgency operations of the government."

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

WTO chief in PH | Farmers slam liberalization in agriculture

“The WTO and its so-called free trade destroyed our country’s food self-sufficiency and food security.”

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

3 farmers shot dead in Bicol

Karapatan said the killings and military abuses in the area were meant to sow terror among villagers.

Monday, May 18th, 2015

‘My daughter was seen inside military detachment’ — Erlinda Cadapan

“The mere fact that such safe houses existed further proves that there are ‘unofficial’ military camps where people are held incommunicado and deprived of their rights.”

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Rights group blames paramilitary, private guards for disappearance of Lumad activist

"We demand from the BS Aquino government to immediately surface John Calaba.”

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Baguio vendors urge gov’t to respect right to livelihood

“We are not criminals! We are humans and we have the right to livelihood!”

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Rights Commission member identifies military officer in Burgos abduction

Lawyer Robinson Biñas of the government’s Commission on Human Rights said his investigating team interviewed some 15 witnesses, among them, busboy Jeffrey Cabintoy, who identified Major Harry Baliaga as one of the abductors.

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Green group protests China’s ‘destruction’ in West Ph Sea

“The naval forces of China and other big economic interests should immediately pull out of the West Philippine Sea.”

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Youth groups storm Ched, denounce tuition increase

“Regardless of the repression students opposing tuition hikes suffer, Ched continues to adhere to the whims of school administrators."

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Peasant leader killed in Compostela Valley

Luis Carbajosa, 44, peasant leader of Mabini was in the Order of Battle of the military.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Labor Day to be marked by protests by different workers’ groups

A mural depicting President Aquino and Uncle Sam in full battle gear aboard an airborne drone, besieged by protests, and a 12-foot effigy of Aquino as Commandeath-in-chief would be the main symbols of protest this May 1st....

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