Bulatlat Special Report
It remains to be seen whether the present President Rodrigo Duterte, a known supporter against the killings of indigenous rights activists, will listen to the demands being pushed by indigenous peoples.
Many steps have yet to be undertaken for the spirit and intent of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL) — to make the armed conflict more humane and to protect civilians — be realized.
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They chose to fight the monsters plaguing the nation and respond to the call for revolutionary change.
The military killed two of his brothers, who were never involved in the movement, to get him to surface.
“Aquino opened almost 730,000 hectares of ancestral land for mining, monocrop plantations, economic zones, military camps and US bases.”
The World Bank report noted that around three-quarters of all jobs and two-thirds of urban jobs in the Philippines are informal. Among wage workers, 6 out of 10 are hired informally, it said. “Informal wage workers lack employment contracts and social insurance, and are not protected against unfair dismissal.”
These nightmares in the country’s train system have been present even in the past, but under President Aquino, things took a turn for the worse.
“When mothers are detained, they are not the only ones being punished…It is even more punishment for the children and their families.”
“Where will the poor mothers go?”
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“It takes too long to process cases where the complainants are poor and the suspects are rich and it almost always decides in favor of the latter.”
“The environmental crimes committed during the dictatorship are bound to happen again if Bongbong Marcos gets one step closer to Malacañang.”