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:…
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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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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.
Amid reports that the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani at 12 noon of Nov. 18, activists hold a noise barrage to condemn what they called as an insult to the Filipino people.
Trinidad Herrera Repuno, an urban poor leader during the time of Ferdinand Marcos, recounts the torture she underwent in the hands of military captors. She vows to continue seeking for justice.
In a ceremony, leaders of Sandugo, an alliance of national minorities, express their gratitude to peace consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) for upholding their rights in the peace negotiations with the government.