“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.”
Day: December 8, 2021
Senatorial candidate and former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares insists that Duterte will use the law against the opposition this coming elections.
The stinginess of the Philippine government’s COVID-19 response only reflects how thoroughly the state has internalized its role as prioritizing the interests of capital over the working classes. It is not spending what needs to be spent on COVID-19 containment, health measures, assistance to distressed families and small enterprises, and others.
Cristina Palabay, secretary general of human rights alliance Karapatan, said that the ATA, if upheld, would only legalize the human rights violations perpetrated by state security forces.