Category Archives: protest

TURNING POINT: Who is Afraid of Change?

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 12 February) — The UP students who have been in the streets holding protest rallies against the excesses and inaction of the government are being lambasted by some quarters, particularly by politicians and their minions, for wasting the taxpayers’ money.  The premier state university is heavily subsidized by the government. […]

Lumads protest killing of 10 tribal members in SouthCot

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 11 Dec) – An estimated 500 human rights advocates and indigenous peoples protested Monday the killing of 10 tribal members (not eight as reported earlier) during an alleged encounter between the military and communist rebels in a remote village in South Cotabato province. The protesters, who picketed the provincial capitol here […]

BAYAN: “We say, enough!”

Press Statement December 10, 2016   On International Human Rights Day: “We say, enough!”   Human Rights have taken a serious beating the past few months.   The sneaky burial of the dictator Marcos was an assault on the thousands of human rights victims of the dictatorship. The unjust detention of more than 400 political […]