Scientists, environmentalists and advocates commemorated the #MarchForScience in the Philippines, May 4, at University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City. Photos and text by Ronalyn V. Olea/ Bulatlat
The Romulo Jallores Command of the New People’s Army invited journalists of select local and international media groups to a press conference in a guerilla camp deep in the Bicol Region. By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA / Kodao Productions
On the 70th year of International Human Rights Day, different groups gathered at Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila then marched their way to Chino Roces bridge (former Mendiola). They vow to continue defending the people’s rights amid President Duterte’s tyrannical rule.
15,000 protesters marched from different assembly points in Metro Manila and converged at Rizal Park (formerly Luneta), Sept. 21 echoing the call, “Never Again to Martial Law!”
The first United People’s SONA gathered broad and diverse groups of people to share “the true SONA” on Monday, July 23, 2018. From the main converging areas all over the University of the Philippines in Diliman to the march to Commonwealth, the participants demonstrated organized discipline and displayed similar calls in their colorful attire and banners.
They vowed to resist tyranny, frustrate the government’s move to amend the Constitution and the installation of another dictator through what they described as “pseudo-federalism.”
The series of protests dubbed “Ban Trump” are captured in pictures.
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Various groups expressed their frustration with the government as President Duterte held his second State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 24. Read also: People’s SONA 2017 | Thousands of protesters show discontent as they face Duterte People’s SONA 2017 | Progressive groups bring back effigy – but it’s not just Duterte’s Mindanao workers…
On Independence Day, June 12, various sectors held joined the day-long protest, starting in the morning from the Chinese consulate in Makati City, and proceeding to the US Embassy in Manila, with calls for national sovereignty and against foreign intervention. The groups particularly assailed the presence and “meddling” by US troops in the conflict in…