Progressive solons said the Duterte administration has “unraveled as a fascist, pro-imperialist and anti-people regime.”
Category: Politics & Governance
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?”
“Our hope for change under Duterte is rapidly eroding.”
The first group of Lakbayanis who will join the SONA rally arrive in UP Diliman.
Cultural performances are most awaited in rallies as they voice out the people’s concerns through music.
By IAN IRVING BAZARTE Bulatlat MANILA – Various progressive groups today, July 7, continued to protest the Supreme Court (SC)’s affirmation of martial law in Mindanao, as they warned of its possible extension, not only in Mindanao but in other parts of the country. The groups said they will keep staging protests, with a major…