Today’s protest action comes just a day after the Supreme Court announced its decision to uphold the Anti-Terror Act of 2020, striking down portions of only two of its provisions.
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By DEE AYROSO
Teddy Casiño of Bayan said the Duterte administration is the “number one human rights violator.”
“There is a human rights crisis in the country. Regardless of the denials and legal acrobatics by the Duterte government, it has made its mark as a murderous regime that disregards people’s rights,”
On the 70th year of International Human Rights Day, different groups gathered at Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila then marched their way to Chino Roces bridge (former Mendiola). They vow to continue defending the people’s rights amid President Duterte’s tyrannical rule.
President Duterte’s “fascist regime” faces stronger opposition from the people’s movement.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA –Amid the worsening human rights situation under President Duterte, the youth also coe under attack, ranging from death threats against youth activists, to the food blockade of soldiers in Lumad communities. But today’s youth have not wavered as they continue on the path taken by the people their…
Progressives marked the International Day of Human Rights at the Bonifacio Shrine in Manila. A mural created by artist group UgatLahi was one of the highlights in the program.
This war of suppression, directed at people who resist what government armed forces call ‘vital installations’ and ‘flagship projects,’ has always been the biggest investment guarantee that the Philippine government grants to extractive and pollutive large-scale industries.
“This is not the change we want.”
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld A day before International Human Rights Day, a long-delayed US Senate Intelligence Committee report on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” (EITs) — or simply put, torture — on post-9/11 suspected “terrorists” held in “black sites” or secret detention sites hosted by certain US allies…