“We call on the Filipino youth and students to denounce this campaign of fear being perpetrated by the administration. Let us make them hear our demands, let us mobilize, let us show them that we will not be intimidated by their tactics.”
Marjohara Tucay of Kabataan Partylist was seriously injured in a car accident on Jan. 31 in Suralah, South Cotabato province.
“As it stays longers in power, the Duterte regime is turning out to be only full of empty promises.”
“It is our future that is at stake here that is why it is only right that we speak out against it (Marcos burial).”
Students nationwide stage a walkout to commemorate martial law and protest its repressive legacies.
Some 200 students stormed the UP Board of Regents meeting in a protest Aug. 25.
“There are better solutions for greater youth involvement in nation-building, ones which do not subscribe to the militarist approach of the ROTC.”
Kaibigan Foundation said Jefferson Bunuan wanted to become a policeman, to give justice for his father who was killed; he was also a volunteer of Lambat Sibat, a Philippine National Police crime prevention program.
“The relationship between the US and the Philippines is far from being friendly.”
Youth protesters say former President Benigno Simeon Aquino III must pay for the abuses and injustice under his regime.
The lightning protest at this year’s UP graduation commemorated the 10th year of disappearance of Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño.