Parents of 10 minors aged 12 to 17 who are being detained at a youth facility are being denied their right to visit their children.
Category: Urban Poor
“The demands of the residents are legitimate and the local government unit as well as the national agencies concerned with housing programs could have engaged the residents in a more extensive and comprehensive dialogue so that violence could have been prevented.”
By BULATLAT MANILA – Human rights lawyers and urban poor residents of Quezon City has asked the courts to order a halt to the so-called “voluntary” drug testing being conducted by the Philippine National Police in communities in the city. The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) led 30 Quezon city residents who filed a…
MANILA – Different groups today, Aug. 21, joined the “Walk for Justice” in Caloocan City to demand police accountability in the killing of a minor and for all victims of President Duterte’s War on Drugs. Groups led by the Stop the Killings Network and Rise Up for Life and Rights gathered in the village 160,…
In their posts, Filipino netizens have expressed their doubts over the same-old “nanlaban” narrative of the police who claimed that the slain Grade 11 student resisted arrest and fired at the cops.
A group of families of victims of drug-related killings use art to move on and seek justice.
“Pushing through with the demolition will only add to the number of homeless.”
“Because of extreme poverty, the government should create and provide regular jobs to enable the poor majority to live decent lives.”
“Where is the change that you promised?”
“All we need right after the fire tragedy is speedy government support and economic aid. We don’t want to be displaced from our community because it means taking us away from our sources of livelihood.”
“Where will they get the money for bail? This is further oppression of the poor whose only fault is to fight for the land they have been living on for more than 30 years.”