Huntahan kasama si Rey Salinas | In this week’s episode of Bulatlatan, let’s get to know Bahaghari national spokesperson Rey Salinas’ life story and advocacies.
By REIN TARINAY MANILA — As terror law takes effect, our digital security is at stake. Community journalists, artists, writers, activists and dissenters are not spared from the law’s dangerous provisions such as surveillance. Critics pointed that the Anti-Terrorism Act violates citizens’ constitutional right to privacy as surveillance and wiretapping are allowed. In a time of…
“Hindi natin kayang maghintay at hindi natin kailangang maghintay. Kailangan natin na lumahok sa malawakang laban para patalsikin ang isang pabaya, pahirap at pasistang diktador na si Duterte at hindi kami takot mula sa Bahaghari na sabihin na kailangan na nating palitan ang sistema na mapang-api, ang sistema na nagpapahirap lamang sa sambayanang Pilipino.”
“At ‘yun ang sinasabi ko palaging dapat panghawakan ‘yung aral ng kasaysayan. Dumaan na tayo dito at tayo’y nagwagi. Wala akong dahilan para maniwalang hindi natin mauulit ‘yan. Lakas ng tao ‘yan, lakas ng bayan ‘yan. Lakas ng sambayanan.”
“Thousands of commuters are forced to use more expensive modes of transportation, walk or use bikes to go to work. The Duterte administration continues to have no plans to address the problems of our mass transport system which has gotten worse because of government incompetence during the COVID-19 pandemic.” BY REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA— With…
“We must realize that giving the people and organizations behind them permission to gather and use our personal information means that we do pay for their services – not in cash but at the cost of our attention, privacy, and security.”
Despite warnings from Malacañang that joining protest is prohibited, thousands braved the rains and joined the party-themed protest against the anti-terror bill.
Now that Duterte is railroading the draconian anti-terror bill, human rights defenders, activists, and dissenters should be more digitally safe and secured.
“Keep on posting. Keep on protesting. Focus on the goals: #JunkTerrorBill #FreeMassTesting #DefendPressFreedom.”
Independent artists were among those who took the streets on Thursday, June 3, 2020, to protest the looming passing of the Anti-Terror bill.
“Only cowards are afraid of dissent.”