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Youth groups storm Malacañang to protest tuition hike

MANILA – A rally of youth groups lead by Gabriela-Youth was violently dispersed by the Manila police and members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) as they held protest action outside the Malacañang Palace on Thursday, March 6. The protest was joined by the National Union of Students in the Philippines, Rise for Education, Anakbayan, League of Filipino Students, Kabataan Partylist and students from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. The groups lambasted President Benigno S. Aquino III’s abandonment and neglect of youth’s right to education resulting in tuition and…

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Filipinos rise for justice

On February 14, 2014, women’s rights advocates gathered to rise for One Billion Rising for Justice, a global movement to stop violence against women and children. In the Philippines, women’s group Gabriela and One Billion Rising global director Monique Wilson led the campaign. They slammed the Philippine government for its criminal neglect on the Filipino people.

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Philippines joins One Billion Rising for Justice

The slideshow features One Billion Rising for Justice activities in Manila, Baguio City, Bacolod City, Talisay City and Davao City last Feb. 14, 2014. Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea and Anne Marxze D. Umil in Manila, Noel Godinez of Northern Dispatch in Baguio, Owen Segovia Bayog in Bacolod and Talisay City, Juan Cejar and John Rizel L. Saligumba of Davao Today. Produced by Bulatlat Multimedia

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