In a symbolic action in Manila on Sept. 19, members of urban poor group Kadamay and artists’ group Resbak portrayed themselves as victims of Duterte’s war on drugs and burn an effigy of the president depicted as ‘Night King.’
Warning the Duterte government is fast unfolding into another despotic regime, the group calls on the public “to take a stand, speak out and act” against the extrajudicial killings and other “blatant acts of tyranny.”
In this video, Beverly Godofredo student of Salugpungan Ta’tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center Inc. narrated how Lumad communities were affected by martial law. Read also: ‘Branding of innocents’ | Groups denounce Duterte’s threats to bomb Lumad schools Follow us: Twitter: @bulatlat Facebook: Bulatlat.Online Instagram: @bulatlat
Various youth groups gathered at Plaza Miranda in Manila on June 23 for a Black Friday protest, calling for an end to President Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao, and a stop to government air strike in Marawi City. The protesters then marched to Mendiola near the Presidential Palace. VIDEO By MARY ANGELIQUE TACATA Related story:…
In this video Renato Reyes of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan reminds President Rodrigo Duterte to make good on his promises. Read also: Duterte’s 1st year | Progressives disappointed over lack of change, worried over rising fascism http://bit.ly/2tBhhGZ Duterte 1st year| ‘Make good on your promises to the people’ – progressive groups http://bit.ly/2t1Zuaq Duterte’s 1st year |…
Social Welfare Sec. Judy Taguiwalo during the One Billion Rising 2017 on Feb. 14 in Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila. In this video, Taguiwalo talked about her agency’s role in fighting violence against women and the importance of the resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Philippines and National Democratic Front of the Philippines.…
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Find out what the orphaned children of the Philippines’ war on drugs are wishing for this Christmas.
In her speech during the #BlackFriday protest at the Rizal Park, Nov. 25, Mrs. Edita Burgos, then business manager of We Forum, an anti-Marcos dictatorship publication and wife of the late press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., speaks about the struggle for press freedom and civil liberties. She calls on the youth and the public to act now and never allow anyone to take away the rights fought for by the nation’s heroes
During the #BlackFriday protest held at the Rizal Park, youth leaders pay tribute to the Martial Law activists who fought the Marcos dictatorship and vow to carry on the fight against and unjust system that favors the ruling elite and oppresses the poor and the marginalized. Video and Editing by ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
On the seventh year of the Ampatuan Massacre, a widow of one of the victims joins a protest action held at the foot of Chino Roces (formerly Mendiola) bridge.