With President Duterte’s declaration of a unilateral ceasefire, Mindanao ‘bakwets’ hope soldiers will leave their communities and they can finally go home.
Day: July 29, 2016
“In twisting the facts presented to their commander-in-chief, the AFP is leaving out the glaring truth that the its troops were clearly on combat operation and not engaged in ‘civilian’ activities, in direct violation to GRP Pres. Duterte’s ceasefire order.”
“It is evident that whoever is behind the condemnable attacks on PCIJ seek to silence those who do not share their views on this contentious issue.”
Insecure job tenure perpetuates poverty and exploitation.
“The relief assistance is timely in light of thousands of OFWs in various construction companies who are not receiving their salaries and benefits. And OWWA’s usual attitude of turning a deaf ear to the plight of OFWs hopefully will finally end.”