Kadamay called for a dialogue with Domagoso and the vendors association in the city.
The occupants decried the government’s prioritization of commercial and business ventures instead of housing projects for the poor despite ongoing negotiations between the agencies and the community.
Urban poor group Kadamay led the “Kalbaryo ng Mamamayan” to highlight the plight of Filipinos on Friday, April 12. In this year’s kalbaryo, five stations were set up to discuss the struggles of urban poor families facing eviction threats, issues of sovereignty, land reform, tyranny and drug-related killings, and several policies deemed as anti-poor such…
“In truth, all of this panic mongering and “red scare” angling is being spurred by the authorities to justify increased repressive measures taken against critics of the government.”
“They will judge us. They’ll say, ‘there goes the Kadamay again! Always rallying!’ We can’t do anything; we need to fight.”
Kadamay does not cower in fear amid Duterte’s threats.
MANILA – Progressive groups led by Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) held a Lenten-themed protest Friday, March 23, the depicting the different struggles of Filipino people under President Duterte’s administration. Kadamay chairperson Gloria Arellano likened Duterte to Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea known for his involvement in punishing Jesus. “Like a modern day…
The group also calls for the scrapping of the Senate Bill 1578, an Act Creating the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD). By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA — Urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) led thousands of homeless as they protest the recent moves of the government to evict…
“We wanted to know why up to now, thousands of housing units are still idle.”
“There will be no dissent if only the government were truthful in serving the people.”
“The demands of the residents are legitimate and the local government unit as well as the national agencies concerned with housing programs could have engaged the residents in a more extensive and comprehensive dialogue so that violence could have been prevented.”