“Now, more than ever, governments should release every person detained without sufficient legal basis, including political prisoners and others detained simply for expressing critical or dissenting views.”
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“TAG expresses its strong disappointment at this lousy treatment of the network’s talents, our colleagues, the network’s biggest assets, and yet, these are the very same people with no hazard pay nor allowance during these times.”
After all the deliberations, the public demands more concrete answers. Immediate actions to combat COVID-19 do not require emergency powers. The problem is that from day 1, the Duterte administration does not have a comprehensive plan to deal with the crisis.
“Quick, easy and effective. That’s what Tiktok videos are. This is why it’s a good way to make our demands known to the widest number of people.”
Wawa 1 is one of the “Direct Impact Areas” affected by Bacoor’s “Green and Blue Network” reclamation program, which will cover a 320-hectare space aimed at “attract[ing] economic development” in the city. Specifically, Wawa 1 is the proposed site of a “river walk” which will threaten to displace the residents in the area.
“One who has spent his life teaching. One who never got tired to impart knowledge and wisdom. One who made you sweat as he bombards you with questions but would suddenly make you feel at ease as he breaks into a smile.”
“We are thankful that the Palace has come to its senses and heeded the call for compensation of the dangers faced by its public sector employees.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – President Duterte approved the granting of hazard pay for government employees who are on duty during the month-long enhanced community quarantine.…
“The sudden and near-constant stream of news reports about an outbreak can cause anyone to feel worried. Get the facts; not the rumors and misinformation.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019) worldwide is definitely disturbing. In the Philippines, the government has placed the country in…
Both local government units have undertaken health and socio-economic measures for their constituents, following the declaration of Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.
State security forces violating the rights of detainees, the NUPL said, may be charged with civil, criminal and administrative charges, and violation of Republic Act 7438 or An Act Defining Certain Rights of Persons Arrested, Detained or under Custodial Investigation.
“This [#BarangayDamayan] aims to unite citizens while we undergo this public health crisis. It is very evident how the government has not provided urgent solutions such as free mass testing, accessible health care and assurance of job security amid the community quarantine. We see these as more tangible solutions rather than troop deployment.”