Filipinos and foreigners responded to the call for a Global Day of Action for Land, Food and Justice. They condemned the April 1 violent dispersal of farmers’ barricade in Kidapawan City and called for immediate aid for drought-stricken Filipino farmers.
One week after the violent dispersal of farmers’ barricade in Kidapawan City, progressive groups and supporters held a protest in Manila. They condemned the silence of President Benigno Aquino III on the issue.
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“There is a lack of consciousness among parents, teachers, and the entire community to impart to today’s youth the horrors of martial law. We have high hopes that this could be of help to change that.”
Thousands of Filipino women mark the International Women’s Day holding President Benigno Aquino III accountable for his crimes against the Filipino women. Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea, Dee Ayroso and Loi Manalansan Produced by
Marking the 30th year since the toppling of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, progressives say elite rule still governs the country and the Filipino people’s fight for genuine change continues.
A parent of a Manila Science High School student pours her heart out in a protest action against the K to 12 program in front of Supreme Court, Feb 22.
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American playwright and activist Eve Ensler joined the #OneBillionRising events in the Philippines this year. She demands justice for the Lumad women and for Filipino women and girls who are victims of sex trafficking. Video and editing by Anne Marxze D. Umil and Ronalyn V. Olea Produced by
In a protest action, Feb. 12, dialysis patients decry the scrapping of 80 percent discount for charity patients at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute.