In the past five years, operations of military and paramilitary groups have killed, threatened, displaced indigenous communities and close down their schools.
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President Aquino’s appeal for “understanding” could only anger the people more, progressives say.
Progressive groups pressed for President Benigno Aquino’s resignation at a rally in Manila last Friday. Marching from various points in Metro Manila, they converged at the historic Mendiola bridge where they sounded like they were, for the nth time, simply haranguing the chief executive for hours on end. Cynics said the event was nothing new…
“Today we walk out against BS. No more lies, no more injustice, no more impunity.”
“We demand change, change for governance that is pro-women and pro-poor. We want all to have better life conditions. We want women’s rights and contributions to be recognized in society.”
The Noynoy Out Now! Movement has been pushing for a People’s Council to replace Pres. Noynoy Aquino once he has been ousted, in place of a constitutional line of succession that would put Vice President Jejomar Binay in Malacañang.
Migrante said that since Pres. Aquino took office, OFWs and their families have borne witness to his government’s criminal neglect and incompetence.
“He (Aquino) does not recognize and respect the indigenous peoples rights to their land and self-determination, and he turns a blind eye to the killings of indigenous peoples and the grave human rights violations committed against them by agents of the State,” said Piya Macliing Malayao, Katribu secretary general.