‘It is not a crime to defend the environment.’
Day: December 12, 2017
Yearender 2017: ‘Reminiscent of Arroyo’ | Duterte’s counterinsurgency program
Oplan Bantay Laya of the Arroyo administration, has been described as the bloodiest and most brutal counterinsurgency program. That was, until her ally President Rodrigo Duterte came to power.
Environmentalist arrested for rebellion case filed 3 years ago
By RUTH LUMIBAO Bulatlat MANILA – An activist in Northern Luzon was arrested tonight, Dec. 12 in Ilocos Sur province. At around 7:30 p.m., Karapatan issued an urgent alert that Sherwin De Vera, regional coordinator of the environmental group Defend Ilocos, was illegally arrested by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bulag, Bantay, Ilocos Sur.…
Human rights Day protests highlight people’s resistance to rising tyranny
President Duterte’s “fascist regime” faces stronger opposition from the people’s movement.
Pinoys in Netherlands brave snow to protest killings in the Philippines
Despite heavy snow, Filipinos in the Netherlands held a symbolic protest at the Philippine Embassy in The Hague on Dec. 11 to denounce “state-sponsored” killings under the Duterte administration.
Resistance against Duterte’s wars against the people growing
“Everybody should stand up against the tyrant.”
‘Rise, Resist, Renew’ campaign binds peoples against British global mining plunder
The Alternatives to Mines and Money campaign delivers a message of protest to the Mines and Money Conference of big mining corporations in London.
Christmas infuses protests against Duterte Martial Law on Human Rights Day
They came with torches and a mural effigy for a night rally, with some protesters in costumes depicting the horrors of worsening rights violations.
Youth’s message to Duterte: human rights abuses breed resistance
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA –Amid the worsening human rights situation under President Duterte, the youth also coe under attack, ranging from death threats against youth activists, to the food blockade of soldiers in Lumad communities. But today’s youth have not wavered as they continue on the path taken by the people their…