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Victims of recent demolitions condemn QC government

RESIDENTS of Apollo Street along Tandang Sora Avenue protested at the Quezon City Hall today to condemn the demolition of their community.

Demolition victim Ernesto Ringor Jr. said Quezon City Police District (QCPD) personnel showed up at their compound under the pretext of the anti-criminality drive Oplan Galugad in the early hours of June 16.

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Victims condemn illegal demolition of communities

RESIDENTS of Apollo Street along Tandang Sora Avenue protested at the Quezon City Hall today to condemn the demolition of their community.

Demolition victim Ernesto Ringor Jr. said Quezon City Police District (QCPD) personnel showed up at their compound under the pretext of the anti-criminality drive Oplan Galugad in the early hours of June 16.

But the initial batch of police officers was followed by more QCPD and demolition personnel later in the morning and started tearing down their houses, Ringor said. Read more

Victims call on Duterte to stop ‘demolition business’

VICTIMS of a recent demolition of an urban poor community along Luzon Avenue in Quezon City called on President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to investigate the unjust destruction of their houses.

The residents said that the Quezon City government and a court sheriff authorized the demolition despite their failure to present a court order. Read more

Community decries violent demolition


Residents of Barangay Calaanan, Caloocan City decried the violent demolition of their homes yesterday and condemned Rep. Egay Erice and the local government unit for unleashing armed police commandos against their community.

Spokespersons of the local Anakpawis chapter reveal that they still have appeals pending before higher courts at the time of the demolition. They said they have not been properly consulted by the local government and they were not informed of any relocation site before the demolition team swooped on their community.

Calaanan, Caloocan City
May 26, 2015