“The true nationalism is about joining the People’s SONA, not through joining the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), because they are the real human rights violators.”
Day: July 19, 2019
Why health workers are joining United People’s SONA
A health worker of 18 years, union leader Eleazar Sobinsky shares why he is joining the United People’s SONA protest on Monday, July 22.
Why teachers are joining United People’s SONA
In this video, public school teacher Roel Mape shares how they carry out their commitment of providing quality education beyond the four walls of the classroom, including why they are joining this year’s United People’s SONA.
‘Impunity rules the land’ — kin of Morong 43 on junking of charges vs military, police
“When torturers and human rights violators are rewarded with promotions and acquittals for the crimes they have perpetuated against individuals and communities, this means that the infrastructure of impunity has been so ingrained in the justice system in the country.”
Approval of water privatization deal in Bacolod ‘hurried,’ ‘without proper study’ – GM
The joint venture, says the BEU and others against the joint venture, would turn water from a natural resource to a profit-generating commodity, to the detriment of consumers. For starters, the union says, a 12 percent value-added tax will be automatically tacked onto water bills once the deal is closed.
Southern Tagalog kicks off protest caravan, calls for Duterte’s ouster
The groups emphasized the three major sins of Duterte against the people – ruthless killings, theft and corruption, and dishonesty.
Groups denounce ‘political persecution of Robredo, critics’
“The objective here, as what has been done in other cases, is to confuse, corrupt and crush every one who dares to stand up against Duterte.”
In New York, people’s movements hold Ground Level Political Forum for sustainable development
“Before it’s too late for our planet and for its peoples’, governments must listen to people and communities for just and equitable development.”