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Environmentalists, rights activists across PH slam Duterte’s SONA 2017

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PEOPLE’S SONA. Members of the Lumad from Mindanao join a protest march during President Rodrigo Duterte’s 2nd SONA on July 24, 2017. Photo by Anjie de Silva/Rappler

‘Change did not happen,’ an indigenous peoples’ group says

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 26, 2017) — Protests from all over the country and from different sectors of society greeted the second State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte. Continue reading Environmentalists, rights activists across PH slam Duterte’s SONA 2017

Protesters victorious, 2000 sacks of rice given to farmers

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RICE FOR FARMERS. Hundreds of farmers get the sacks of rice they demanded from the government. Photo Courtesy of Radyo Bida

Hundreds of hungry farmers end their protest victorious, after the social welfare department decided to release 2,000 sacks of rice as government aid

COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Apr. 25, 2016) — Hundreds of hungry farmers affected by drought emerged victorious after 4 days of protests, after the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region XII decided to release 2,000 sacks of rice as government aid.  Continue reading Protesters victorious, 2000 sacks of rice given to farmers