Who are the injured protesters who sued the Manila Police over the US Embassy violent dispersal? They are indigenous peoples, peasant, worker, medical practitioners, youth, and jeepney driver – just ordinary folk fighting for their rights.
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“The Lumád who were killed there were those who joined the NPA.”
“Mr. Sumalbag and the other victims of the violent dispersal wish not to be approached, interviewed and/or asked for any statements without our presence and assistance as their counsels.”
“When we sit down with the President, we will not only brief him on what actually happened during the dispersal. We will also take that opportunity to explain to him the calls and demands of national minorities.”
“Sandugo condemns this as a terrorist act by the PNP.”
“If we allow land use conversions and corporate housing to continue, both rural and urban poor Filipinos will suffer.”
“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.”
The CDRC has been calling on President Duterte to grant its request for exemption from taxes and duties for the shipment of pinewood for the shelter project as well as for a waiver in the storage fees at the Port of Cebu so that the shipment can be released soon. MANILA — As the world…