MANILA — Naglunsad ng kilos protesta ang halos 100 magsasaka ng tabako mula sa rehiyon ng Ilocos sa pangunguna ng Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (STOP Exploitation) noong Setyembre 6 sa National Tobacco Administration central office sa Quezon City kung saan nagaganap ang National Tobacco Tripartite Consultative Conference (NTTCC).
TABUK CITY — About a hundred participants from different affected communities, youth and advocates signed the declaration of unities to oppose two proposed hydro-electric projects in the province during a forum on hydro-dams held at Tamcpo Inn and Training Center, Appas, Tabuk City last August 12, 2017.
BAGUIO CITY — Councilor Arthur Allad-iw joined “patriotic and genuine” public servants nationwide hit the rejection of Judy Taguiwalo’s appointment to head the social welfare portfolio by the Commission of Appointments (CA), August 17.
TUGUEGARAO CITY — A solidarity program for human rights was held last August 14 at Cagayan State University Andrews campus. In the program, regional youth formation Masakbayan, called for vigilance on the looming campus militarization due to the mandatory drug test policy implemented by the CSU administration.
BAGUIO CITY — Indigenous folk in the Cordilleras marked the tenth (10th) year of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IDWIP), August 9, as a “day of struggle and celebration” in a move to push for the right to self-determination.
TABUK CITY — An elder of the Butbut tribe Ama Banag Sinumlag in an interview questioned the process of how a tribe came into existence and was called Minanga.
BAGUIO CITY — A petition opposing the City Council’s plan to put up a parking lot on a huge chunk of Burnham Park has gathered support online and on the ground.
TABUK CITY — The City Legislative body conducted a probe on the proposed Upper Tabuk Hydro Power Project (UTHP) after their regular session last July 31, 2017 (Monday) at Councilor Alunday’s Farm, Talama hills, Bulanao, Tabuk in audience with the proponent groups and oppositionists.
SANTIAGO CITY — Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI), with the United Church of Christ Philippines (UCCP), Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP), Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) Cagayan Valley, headed the Walk for Peace cum Peace Summit last July 26 at Reina Mercedes, Isabela. They demanded for the government to continue the negotiations for peace and to end martial law in Mindanao.
BAGUIO CITY — The UP Baguio University Student Council and other progressive organizations led the local protest, last August 3, against the resumption of tuition fees collection in the university.
BAGUIO CITY — After five years of languishing in jail, Rene Boy Abiva, an employee of the Department of Social Worker and Development (DSWD) and Virgilio Corpuz, a coordinator of Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytors Nationwide (Piston) Cagayan, were released today, August 1 after the courts dismissed charges filed against them by state security forces.
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — “Isulong ang Tunay na Makabayang Pagbabago.” Ito ang panawagan ng mahigit 100 na sumama sa kilos protestang pinangunahan ng Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Cagayan Valley sa araw ng State of the Nation Address (SONA) ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa harap ng kapitolyo ng Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.