Photos by CANDICE MANGILI and OLGA LAUZON www.nordis.net
A protester lits the effigy of Pres. Benigno Aquino III. The protesters led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Ilocos (Bayani) slammed Aquino's inaction on the real issues of the people while promoting and advancing anti-people programs and policies which includes EDCA, Oplan Bayanihan, privatization of schools and neo-liberalization among others.
Delegates of the Cordillera held a protest action at the camp of the 503rd Infantry Battalion Philippine Army last April 25, 2017 for the alleged human rights violations of the soldiers.
In Northern Philippines,the red-tagging frenzy of the Duterte administration has transformed ordinary days into hellish experiences for members of the clergy advocating environmental protection and respect of human rights.
Tobacco farmers criticize the National Tobacco Administration for its negligence to ensure the early resolution of the price deadlock during the Tripartite Conference in September 2019. They said the agency should be held accountable for the consistently low price of dried tobacco leaves.
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