The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) said it will not hesitate and is ready to assist those who were illegally arrested and injured in filing charges against those responsible for the violent dispersal.
Day: October 19, 2016
President Duterte has spoken out in defense of the rights of tribal minorities.
By Altermidya Members of the Manila Police District violently disperse the peaceful protest of national minorities against U.S. intervention in the Philippines. Photos and videos by Buhay Manggagawa, Jaja Necosia, Barry Ohaylan, Raymond Panaligan and ILPS-Philippines
“Today, we witnessed how even our local security forces are keen on employing violent tactics to quell the dissent of the marginalized and the oppressed.”
A peace consultant narrates how revolutionary efforts improved lives and showcased self-determined development in the remotest mountain communities.
“If we allow land use conversions and corporate housing to continue, both rural and urban poor Filipinos will suffer.”
The SFHM obtained a letter dated Aug. 10, 2016 signed by Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial and addressed to Fabella hospital director Dr. Esmeraldo Ilem, approving proposals to downsize the bed capacity from 700 to 200.