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Paskuhang Bakwit | Lumad, Manila-based students call to end martial law in Mindanao, food blockade

MANILA — Christmas is just around the corner and in the spirit of giving, students from different schools in Metro Manila came together on Dec. 20 to bring Christmas cheer for more than 100 Lumad children who are staying at the UP Diliman Stud Farm in Quezon City. The Lumad children have been in the…

Youths protest near Asean venue in PICC

By RUTH LUMIBAO Bulatlat MANILA – Youth and student activists slipped past heavy police security yesterday afternoon, Nov. 11, and held a lightning protest in front of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), one of the venues for ASEAN 2017 summit. Some three dozen protesters led by Anakbayan managed to gather inside the Cultural Center…

Protesters tag Trump, Duterte as ‘fascists’

By BULATLAT MANILA – Various sectoral groups staged a protest near the US embassy here on Nov. 10, the second day in a row, in anticipation of the first visit by US President Donald Trump in time for the Asean summit on Nov. 12. Hundreds of anti-riot police men blocked the rallyists led by Bagong…