The Philippines already has one of the highest levels of impunity and yet the situation could still get worse.
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Lumad students and their teachers are still camped out at the Department of Education central office in Pasig City.
Tiglao is what he has been accusing people of: a liar and a propagandist.
Five journalists have been gunned down under the Duterte administration, bringing to 178 the total of media killings since 1986, the restoration of democratic institutions.
“It’s one of our initiatives to ensure that children continue to learn while demanding immediate action from the government.”
“Thirteen years after Hacienda Luisita massacre, no one has been arrested, put to trial and punished for the carnage that killed seven farmworkers on November 16, 2004.”
Groups are calling for the release of Ambala leader Florida Sibayan, who was arrested by police during a protest in Hacienda Luisita this morning.
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.
“They are our families and we love them. We fight for the people we love.”
Among those arrested is a nursing mother who was tending to her two-month-old baby in a hospital when arrested in Oriental Mindoro.
“Since its inception, the ASEAN has never been for the interest of the people, but for profit and monopoly capital. It serves to strengthen foreign control over raw materials, labor and supply chains in the region at the expense of the people and nations of Asia Pacific.”