LGBTQIA+ group Bahaghari assailed President Duterte for being “subservient to US imperialism.”
Category: Women & Children
“The decision to take away a newborn child from her mother is a callous, inhumane act against a person who fears for her life and of her child despite the concerning fact that Reina Mae doesn’t deserve even a single day in jail.”
“Hence, one’s acts may constitute terrorism when the law’s implementors adjudge them to be so. One does not know what acts constitute disobedience of the law. One does not know when and why she or he had become a terrorist.”
Kapatid decried the court’s move saying the separation of the newborn from her mother is “heartless and cruel, especially during this pandemic.” BY AARON MACARAEG Bulatlat.com MANILA– Reina Mae Nasino grieves as the Manila court denied her appeal to stay with her newborn daughter. Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 20 ordered Nasino’s 22-day old daughter…
Will the courts show compassion and grant Ina provisional liberty so she could care for and nurse her baby girl somewhere safe? Will they recognize Ina’s right to breastfeed her child who equally has the right to her breastmilk? Ina’s breastmilk is her baby girl’s natural immunization and best source of nourishment, especially at this time when her organs have not fully matured and there is a raging pandemic.
“There is no other way to describe this violent dispersal as a blatant attack on the LGBTQ+ community and its long history of militant resistance against State repression, especially amid the looming passage of the Anti-Terrorism Bill.” BY AARON MACARAEG Bulatlat.com MANILA– LGBTQIA+ activists and their allies came to celebrate on Thursday, June 26 the…
“Four months of being locked up is traumatic for children. The government should consider their mental health. They should not be locked up anymore.”
“Is this is the kind of government we will give power to in the implementation of an Anti-Terror Law?”
“It is very alarming that the (Philippine police) continues to fail as a good example of a gender-sensitive institution.”
“The situation is very hostile. Because of the long confinement at home, the victims are locked down together with their abusers. This makes the victims more prone to physical, sexual and emotional abuse.”
The practice of zoombombing, or trolls hijacking Zoom conferences, is just among the increasing vulnerabilities of women and children as they turn to online apps to contact friends, colleagues, and work from home.