“If you do not involve the public in your problem, then you cannot practice what you preach.”
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By DEE AYROSO
Most of the families affected in the province are farmers. Although the southern area of Quezon is no stranger to typhoons and storms, the devastation and loss of livelihood caused by Typhoon Quinta becomes costlier now due to the ongoing pandemic.
“Another victory for the youth — a clear manifestation of fighting for rights and injustices of the Filipino people is not unlawful.”
“The arrest of Belen is a very clear example of the dangers of red-tagging, resulting in violations to the right to life, liberty and security of human rights defenders, including indigenous women human rights defenders who are fighting for their communities’ land, resources and rights.”
Providing workers with their “bare minimum government mandated benefits” is not enough to solve the crisis workers are facing.
Listen to a poem of the late peasant advocate Randall Echanis performed by Ian Lomongo.
Men took up actor Angel Locsin’s red lipstick challenge in protest of Armed Forces of the Philippines Southern Luzon Command chief Lt. General Antonio Parlade Jr.’s latest red-tagging spree against government critics.
“The issuance of the IRR has set the stage for the unimpeded implementation of the assailed law; the targeting of activists and critics of the government; the suppression of dissent; and the curtailment of civil and political rights, all in the altar of national security,” the motion read.
Netizens used the hastags #YesToRedLipstick and #NoToRedTagging to call out Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade’s red-tagging of advocates.
There is always the love and compassion that summon me to respond to the Others without filling them fully or arriving finally to the end.