Dubbed as the International Solidarity Conference to resist US Imperialist-led War and Build Just Peace, panelists from the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) tackled the different faces of militarism and war.
Category: Politics & Governance
“We challenge and resist tactics like red baiting that undermine our critical practice as teachers, scholars, artists and writers,” they said. “We stand with our colleagues who refuse to be silenced or censored for their critical beliefs.”
“What is not being explained fully to the public is the component of corporate takeover and imminent threat of fare hikes in the government’s so-called jeepney modernization program.”
“Be afraid, Digong because this is not the last.”
Progressive solons said the Duterte administration has “unraveled as a fascist, pro-imperialist and anti-people regime.”
A Mindanao peace group reports killings, disappearances and torture of Marawi civilians by government troops since the its military offensives began in May.
Many protesters’ faces were set in a grim likeness, smiling-but-not-smiling, a kind of general resignation that this day, like so many others before it, might simply be another day of disappointment for all.
“We now face the US-Duterte regime, imperialist tool in oppressing the Filipino people.”
“The mass movement wants Duterte to listen to them.”
By IAN IRVING BAZARTE Bulatlat MANILA – In a special session held today at Batasan Pambansang Complex, Quezon City, the Congress of the Philippines – which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate – approved a five-month extension of President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao. Sixteen senators voted yes for the extension of…
“How can we say that martial law will ensure the safety of the people when we have these reports?”