It’s been a month since PILC assisted the relatives of political prisoners in filing a petition to release on humanitarian grounds at least 22 political prisoners and other PDLs vulnerable to COVID-19. The Supreme Court deliberated on the petition on May 5, but has not decided yet. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA –…
Day: May 10, 2020
The arrests and the disproportionate show of force were likened to the “shock-and-awe tactics of Oplan Sauron” in Negros Island.
“What we want to see is how this ECQ is being used to stop the spread of the virus and not just to incarcerate the people in their homes while the government is not making any effort to aggressively conduct mass testing.”
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Modern day heroes? For decades, their remittances have kept the country’s economy afloat. But in this Bulatlatan episode, overseas Filipino workers in UK and Canada discuss the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic to their lives and jobs and the apparent lack of government assistance they are receiving.
By Deaconess Sharon David McCart United Methodist Church We are living in difficult times. The threat comes not only from Covid-19 but also from food shortages and extrajudicial killings, of being imprisoned (justly or unjustly) in overcrowded conditions. Too many of us know someone who has died during this pandemic. Too many of us are going…