Students from the University of the Philippines-Baguio (UPB), University of the Cordilleras (UC) and Saint Louis University (SLU) walked-out of their classes to protest the yearly increase in tuition and other miscellaneous fees as well as the rising cost of education. This protest is part of the national coordinated action against neo-liberal education.
Photos by TRACY DUMALO, MARC MENDIOLA, NINO OCONER / KUMPAY PRODUCTIONS
International Women’s Day (Baguio City)
Panagbenga Grand Float Parade
Panagbenga Grand Street Dancing Parade
Photos during the Ibaloi Day 2016. Baguio City, Philippines.
Senior citizens and progressive groups in Baguio City marched down Session Road and picketed the Social Security System office. They are demanding Congress to override the veto of Pres. Benigno Aquino III on the Php 2,000 increase in SSS pension.
UPHOLD HUMAN RIGHTS. Militant groups in the Cordillera staged a protest action on December 10 as the world commemorates International Human Rights Day to draw attention to the continuing human rights violations perpetrated against majority of the Filipino people and register their continuing fight for justice. The groups raised that government backed mining and energy projects continue to take over indigenous peoples’ territories and undermine their right to self-determination.
Photos by NOEL GODINEZ www.nordis.net
Six years after the infamous Maguindanao massacre, the masterminds and perpetrators remain unpunished. Today, NUJP Baguio-Benguet staged a short program condemning the PNoy administration’s failure to bring justice to the victims and also for failing to address the issue of impunity.
People’s organizations form north Luzon join other groups from Visayas and Mindanao in a protest action against imperialist globalization as embodied by the APEC meeting in Metro Manila. November 19, 2015.
Indigenous peoples, peasants and activists trooped to the national headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at Camp Aguinaldo to condemn the role of the state forces killing people as guards for corporate greed. November 18, 2015.