These days, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is turning out to be his own worst enemy. He cannot keep himself from rambling on and on, revealing his bloodlust, megalomania, contempt for objectivity and truth, small-mindedness and bigotry, gullibility for the “intelligence” briefings by the AFP and the propensity for using strong-arm techniques to get his way.…
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By DEE AYROSO
Releasing the pain | Kin of victims of gov’t war on drugs overcome sorrow through dance
A group of families of victims of drug-related killings use art to move on and seek justice.
People’s SONA 2017: Gone were the hopes of last year
Many protesters’ faces were set in a grim likeness, smiling-but-not-smiling, a kind of general resignation that this day, like so many others before it, might simply be another day of disappointment for all.
Lumad children’s plea to Duterte
In this video, Beverly Godofredo student of Salugpungan Ta’tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center Inc. narrated how Lumad communities were affected by martial law. Read also: ‘Branding of innocents’ | Groups denounce Duterte’s threats to bomb Lumad schools Follow us: Twitter: @bulatlat Facebook: Bulatlat.Online Instagram: @bulatlat
Photo slideshow: People’s SONA 2017
Various groups expressed their frustration with the government as President Duterte held his second State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 24. Read also: People’s SONA 2017 | Thousands of protesters show discontent as they face Duterte People’s SONA 2017 | Progressive groups bring back effigy – but it’s not just Duterte’s Mindanao workers…