Tags: Kadamay

‘Kalbaryo ng Mamamayan’ exposes plight of Filipino people

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…

Urban poor woes depicted in Lenten-themed protest

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…

Caravan to assert right to housing, resist eviction in Pandi held

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…

Floodway residents to Duterte: ‘Award the land to us’

“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.”