“We wanted to know why up to now, thousands of housing units are still idle.”
Category: Urban Poor
“People are asking the demolition team to show documents authorizing the demolition but they could not show anything. They just said it was Mayor Robert Eusebio’s orders, and they did not need to show papers.”
Homelessness rises as another community is torn down by demolition.
“There will be no dissent if only the government were truthful in serving the people.”
In a symbolic action in Manila on Sept. 19, members of urban poor group Kadamay and artists’ group Resbak portrayed themselves as victims of Duterte’s war on drugs and burn an effigy of the president depicted as ‘Night King.’
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.
“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.