Human rights groups and people’s organizations led different and separate protest actions in the regional urban centers of Cagayan, Ilocos and Cordillera on December 10, International Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Tignayan Productions, a local alternative media outfit in Ilocos launched a film inspired by true events that led to the upsurge of the revolutionary movement in the region early evening on December 10, as part of this year’s International Human Rights Day commemoration.
Jeepney drivers and small operators in the city staged another protest on Wedsnesday, December 5, against the impending phase-out of jeepneys under the public utility vehicles modernization program of the government. The activity was part of the nationally-coordinated action initiated by Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Tsuper at Operaytor Nationwide (PISTON).
Imam Bedejim, as most Baguio people call him, was gunned down by a lone assailant along Kayang St, one of the busiest streets in the city, in broad day light before lunch on December 6. A CCTV footage showed that the killer shot him twice from behind while he was walking and three more times after fell on the pavement.
Tobacco farmers are asking President Rodrigo Duterte and lawmakers to probe into how millions of the tobacco excise tax shares of their local governments were spent. For nearly three decades now, benefits from tobacco excise tax shares of local government units have remained a tobacco farmer’s illusion.
Matapos ang humigit tatlong buwan ng pagkakakulong, nakalaya na si Divina Erece, isang miyembro ng Amihan-Cagayan, noong ika-5 ng Disyembre.
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) declared on December 7a three-day ceasefire during Christmas and two-day truce on New Year.
In commemoration of the World Fisheries Day, the provincial federation of fisherfolk in La Union led the conduct of the Fisherfolk Leaders Summit on November 28 in the second congressional district of the province.
Cagayan Valley women activists accompanied by Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Arlene Brosas filed complaints against red-tagging at the Commission on Human Rights regional office.
Nagtipon-tipon ang mga kabataan at mga guro sa isinagawang talakayan hinggil sa pamana ni Andres Bonifacio at kahalagahan ng wikang Filipino noong ika-30 ng Nobyembre sa Vigan City na pinangunahan ng Kabataan Partylist-Ilocos,
When in Kiangan town in Ifugao province, apart from visiting the UNESCO inscribed rice terraces and open air museum in Nagacadan village, one should also discover the Pangaggawan Cave in Bolog village, the largest known cave system in Kiangan.
Binaybay ni Piya Macliing Malayao ang mga pangyayari sa dinaluhan niyang National Solidarity Mission para sa mga komunidad ng Manobo sa Talaingod, Davao del Norte kung saan naganap ang kanilang “rescue mission” sa mga mag-aaral na Lumad ng Salugpongan Ta ‘Tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center, Inc. na pilit ipinasara ng 56th Infantry Battalion at ng paramilitar na Alamara.