Senatorial candidate and former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares insists that Duterte will use the law against the opposition this coming elections.
Progressives insist Terror Law to legalize state terrorism
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.
Farmers push for land, aid and justice
Farmers have been reaping debts but they get no sufficient aid from the Duterte administration.
Protesters hurdle police blockades to denounce Duterte’s ‘Marcos-level corruption, tyranny’
“We reject everything that is destructive to the country. We reject those who act as dictators, the son of the dictator, and the lackeys of dictators. ”
‘Uncaring,’ med students say of the decision to go on with licensure exam
“We must not endanger the lives of PLE takers over a 4-day face-to-face examination in the middle of highly unsafe conditions just so that they may be added to our health workforce.”
Kerima Lorena Tariman: Hero of the landless and rural poor
Kerima, after witnessing so much brutality wielded by the state against the rural poor, decided to take up arms. “She might have chosen a different form of struggle but she had the same revolutionary objective: to break the land monopoly of landlords and big corporations,” UMA said.
Cebu-based lawyer ambushed, 57th killed under Duterte
Rex JMA Fernandez is the 57th in the list of lawyers and judges killed under the Duterte administration.
Joma Sison hits ATC’s ‘distortion, lies’
“Under a regime that takes pride in treason, tyranny, mass murder and plunder, the legal standards are degraded to the level of murderers and the standard of learning is also demeaned when Marxism or communism is merely equated to terrorism.”
Anti-Terror Council’s designation is arbitrary, sweeping accusation – Bayan
Renato Reyes Jr. of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan said the designation “is arbitrary, no clear standards, no specific terrorist acts cited, just a sweeping accusation.”
Farmers blame Duterte administration for death of peasant leader
“The state’s brutal fascism killed Canlas who was exposed to COVID while in detention and under the custody of the BJMP [Bureau of Jail Management and Penology]. His unjust detention led to the swift deterioration of his health condition.”
On Labor Day, workers demand urgent economic relief
“If he has no plans of giving much-needed and much-deserved cash aid for the workers and the people, it is better for Duterte to just resign.”