Early morning of December 26, New People’s Army (NPA) in Bicol region showcased 21-gun salute as tribute to Jose Maria Sison, the founding chairperson of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Central Committee.
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“This important day was celebrated every year to recognize the contribution of rural-based women to the attainment of household and national food security, agriculture, and economic development, but in the Philippines, the sector remains a victim of system-wide poverty, hunger, and abuses, fueled by the chronic landlessness, oppression and exploitation, and suppression of its assertion of land rights.”
“The education sector will suffer from huge budget cuts while the NTF-ELCAC [National Task Force to End the Local Communist Armed Conflict] enjoys a big allocation, or P10 billion budget for silencing the people’s dissent. Both the offices of Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte will have bloated confidential and intelligence funds.”
In Ilagan, Isabela, groups led by Kontra Daya- Cagayan Valley mount a protest in front of the Provincial Capitol to deplore the massive election fraud and irregularities in the national elections.
Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo and Sen. Kiko Pangilinan gathered at Ayala Avenue, Makati as the 86-day campaign period ends.
The dam projects in Apayao threaten to displace thousands of indigenous peoples, farmers and fisherfolk.
Protesters debunked the myths about Martial Law as they commemorated the 36th anniversary of the People Power 1 uprising, Feb. 25.
“To deny it and say that our petitions ‘lack of merit’ is to endorse the historical distortions perpetrated by the Marcoses, whitewash their crimes against the people, and abet their delusions of returning to power.”
Cyclists and women’s rights activists participate in a unity ride in Quezon City that calls for safe space and end violence against women and children on Sunday, Feb. 13. The 10-km bike ride aimed at raising awareness on rising cases of sexual harassment and abuse against women, especially on women bikers.
“A dictator who plunged the nation into debt, human rights violations, and dictatorship will never be a hero — and with this diabolical tandem Marcos-Duterte tandem in the 2022 elections, we can only expect more of their lies glorifying the atrocious regimes of their fathers and continue their legacies of tyranny and undemocratic rule.”
“As long as there is ill-gotten wealth that remains in the hands of the Marcoses, we will continue to demand the return of all that were stolen from the Filipino people from the nation’s coffers. We will not allow more of that through another Marcos in the person of Ferdinand, Jr.”