Three universities united in a historic protest on a shared road.
Category: News in Pictures
“This burial today proves how the Marcoses fear the people’s protest.”
MANILA — Progressive youth group Anakbayan held a picket in front of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo today, Nov. 15. They are opposing the proposals to revive the mandatory Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Reviving the ROTC has been proposed again, this time under the administration of President…
Just across the University of Santo Tomas where at least 6,000 are about to take their bar examinations, bar candidates and members of the legal profession – lawyers, professors, and paralegals – staged a picket protest as they “mourn” the recent Supreme Court decision, allowing a hero’s burial for ousted strongman Ferdinand Marcos. “We wear…
The Supreme Court decision allowing a hero’s burial for Marcos has sparked outrage among the youth.
The survivors continue to need today assistance in livelihood, reparations, and efforts to address the roots of the vulnerability of their communities to climate-induced disasters.
“9-5-1 is a lie. We must stand up for the truth. And the truth is that Marcos does not deserve to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.” — Edita Burgos
“Once again, the Armed Forces of the Philippines proved its sheer paranoia.”
Protesters decried the continuing attacks against their leaders and communities, and the injustice for victims of the past administration.
‘This is contrary to Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial’s statement during the budget hearing in the House of Representatives that Fabella Hospital would not be transferred.’
“We are one with you.”