“Our unity is the only effective obstacle against a dictatorship.”
Category: Politics & Governance
As progressive partylist Bayan Muna turns 20 this year, its three lawmakers in the incoming 18th Congress of the House of Representatives must rise to the various challenges these days under the Duterte administration: looming fascist rule, allowing of foreign intervention, and the dire human rights situation in the country, to name a few. Bayan…
“I represent, not only the lumads and the indigenous peoples, but all the humble citizens of the country.”
“As lawmakers, we should not be served. We, as public servants, must serve the people.”
“These systematic attacks on us only prove that our fight against their corruption is getting into their skin. We have exposed the rottenness of Duterte and his administration.”
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“The true nationalism is about joining the People’s SONA, not through joining the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), because they are the real human rights violators.”
The groups emphasized the three major sins of Duterte against the people – ruthless killings, theft and corruption, and dishonesty.
“The objective here, as what has been done in other cases, is to confuse, corrupt and crush every one who dares to stand up against Duterte.”
“Before it’s too late for our planet and for its peoples’, governments must listen to people and communities for just and equitable development.”
“He’s [Duterte] not just crossing out the protectionist provisions but he’s also trying to bring back dictatorship together with historical revisionism.”