“This ICC decision to investigate the EJKs in the Philippines is a major step to justice! The families of thousands of EJK victims have long asked for the accountability of the killers. Malapit na po!” human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares said.
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“Pharmally still could not explain where it got money to pay its Chinese suppliers. The ‘buy now, pay later’ explanation is hard to believe at a time when the demand was highest,” BAYAN secretary general Renato Reyes Jr. said.
“Today, we will be forced into another school year of underfunded and ill-equipped distance learning, with no plans from the government on how it can safely re-open our school nor on how it will address the grave issues hounding DepEd’s (Department of Education) learning continuity plan,” the Alliance of Concerned Teachers said.
“[T]he university administration has practically surrendered its academic freedom to the state security agencies that have constantly undermined our people’s quest for a just and lasting peace,” Pilgrims for Peace said.
“Sobrang sensitibo./ Kaunting kanti, nagagalit./ Maliit na gasgas, nagpapalahaw./ Pero kung hindi naman pansinin,/ nagtatampo kaagad.”
My wife and I recited poems in her honor. The tribute of her Frankfurt-based sister Karenina drew applause. She recalled how she spent one night in an Isabela jail in 2001 just to be with her sister Kerima, at least for one night of her sister’s month-long detention.
“Gutom po ang mga Pilipino lalo na ngayong pandemya. Kailangan palakasin ang lokal na produksyon ng pagkain. Paano magagawa ito kung walang ayuda sa mga magsasaka at hindi nagagamit ng tama ang pondo sa agrikultura ayon sa pangangailan ng mga magbubukid? KMP chairperson Danilo Ramos in a statement said.
Ito ay kuwento ng danas at diskontento hindi lamang ni JP. Ayon sa Sine Sanyata, “Hindi lang tinig ni JP ang ating maririnig. Isinasakatauhan ni JP ang boses ng kay raming Filipino na naghihirap ngayong pandemya. Si JP ay ang masang Pilipino—inaalipusta, niloloko, nilalapastangan, at etsa-pwera ang pag-iral. Sa katunayan, tayong lahat si JP.”
“[T]he premise, framework, and implication of the use of the term ‘communist terrorist group’ render this kind of amnesty patently objectionable and unacceptable, legally and politically,” National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers president Edre Olalia said.
The artists said they wanted to call attention to the health workers’ demands and for the Philippine government to effectively respond to the worsening pandemic.