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Anti-tyranny group assesses Duterte’s laws and bills

Days before President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address on July 23, the Movement Against Tyranny gathered in Quezon City to assess the government economic policies and Congressional bills.

Economic experts, legislators and legal luminaries presented before the forum their assessment of Duterte’s tax reform law as well as efforts to amend both the Human Security Law and the Constitution.

Friends and comrades pay tribute to Jose Luneta

Friends and comrades of Jose “Ka Pepe” Luneta held a tribute to the departed revolutionary at the College of Science Auditorium last June 30.

Luneta, past leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines, died in Germany last month due to a lingering illness.

Progressives hold Black Friday Protest on Duterte’s 2nd year in office

Progressive groups held a Black Friday Protest at along EDSA, Quezon City last June 29, 2018 on the eve of the second anniversary of President Rodrigo Duterte ascension to office.

Aside from narrating Duterte’s failed promises, the protesters complained of the many human rights violations committed under his administration.

Children’s group Salinlahi celebrates 32nd anniversary

Aktibong pagtalakay sa mga isyu kaugnay sa karapatan ng kabataan ang naging kaganapan sa ika-32 anibersaryong programa ng Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns.

Nagsama sama ang iba’t ibang sektor upang pangunahan ang usapin ukol sa kabataan na nararapat pagtuunan ng pansin ng kasalukuyang pamahalaan.

Kasama rin sa programa ang pangkulturang pagtatanghal ng ilang kabataan upang isulong ang panawagan sa pagsulong ng kanilang karapatan lalo na sa panahong ito na laganap ang pang aabuso.

Ipinakita sa kabuuan ng programa ang boses hindi lamang ng mga grupong lumalaban kundi pati ng mga mismong kabataan.

Supporters demand release of political prisoners

As President Rodrigo Duterte postponed yet again the resumption of its formal peace negotiations between his government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, the chances of more than 500 political prisoners to be given general amnesty has again been put into doubt.

Human rights defenders held a protest march from Plaza Salamanca to the Department of Justice offices along Padre Faura Street in Manila last June 20 to condemn the continued incarceration of political prisoners.

NDFP consultants say AFP reason for talks cancellation

Following another cancellation of the resumption of formal talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, peace consultants said it appears the Armed Forces of the Philippines is against the impending ceasefire.

In a press briefing, NDFP consultants and observers said the formal talks is still the best way to resolve the root causes of the armed conflict and not the militaristic solution the AFP wants the government to implement.

Citizens speak against TRAIN law

Ordinary citizens speak on the Rodrigo Duterte’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law, explaining the poor are affected the most by the inflation caused by the measure.

TRAIN was among the issues condemned by activists as they commemorated Philippine Independence Day with a protest action last June 12.

Activists slam lack of Philippine independence on HINDIpendence event

Activists braved strong rains to gather at Liwasang Bonifacio to slam the Rodrigo Duterte government’s failure to assert Philippine independence and sovereignty against foreign powers.

Saying the Duterte government is all too willing to offer parts of Philippine territory, the protesters added it is up to the Filipino people to continue the fight for genuine independence.

Speakers from various groups and organizations also presented a litany of Duterte’s crimes against the Filipino people.

Consumers slam Meralco’s rate hike, Duterte’s inaction

In a picket protest June 11, consumers and activists held a protest action before Meralco’s office to slam Meralco’s planned rate hike.

The protesters said a rate hike amid inflationary times would drive poor families into more economic hardships.

They also blamed President Rodrigo Duterte for his government’s failure to alleviate the poor and moderate oligarchs’ greed as he promised.

Farmers call for genuine land distribution on CARP’s 30th anniversary

Sa ika-tatlumpung anibersaryo ng Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), nagmartsa ang mga magsasaka at iba pang anakpawis, sa pangunguna ng Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas, patungong Mendiola.

Ipananawagan ng KMP ang tunay na pamamahagi ng lupa sa mga magsasaka at kinondena naman ang kabiguan ng CARP na  lutasin ang kawalan ng lupa ng nakararaming magsasaka sa bansa.

Dagdag pa rito ay ang pagpapataw ng mga gawa-gawang kaso at pang-aalipusta sa mga magsasaka at mga manggagawa sa kanayunan, ayon sa KMP.