“The Marcos restoration and Duterte extension are now complete. The people have no choice but to resist tyranny.”
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A human rights group has called on the public to express their rejection of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte as they lead the number of unofficial transmitted votes from yesterday’s elections, saying they represent the “the worst brand of traditional politics and governance.”
Tomorrow, May 9, all eyes are on Cotabato City as the indicator of the Bangsamoro vote. The past week has been marred with election-related controversies, with hundreds of teachers protesting over the conduct of preparations for the polls.
Lana Linaban, second nominee of Anakpawis Partylist, says she draws her strength and inspiration from the people.
Of the select senatorial candidates, five progressives and labor leaders have expressed support for a national minimum wage.
“Red-tagging is worse during elections as it aims to hinder the progressives from campaigning, such as the case of Robredo and her supporters,” youth leader Justine Mesias said.
For the fisherfolk of Zambales, this election is an opportunity to be heard of their hardships as the tension in the West Philippine Sea continues. Should these politicians win, they vow to hold them to account and make sure these are campaign jokes no more.
Xandra Bisenio, daughter of detained peace consultant Rey Casambre, said the next president should address the root causes of the armed conflict.
As Filipinos return to the polling precinct next month, Bulatlat, the Philippines’ longest-running online alternative news and authority in human rights reporting, has revisited the stand of those running for president and vice president on issues confronting the marginalized and the oppressed. This is part of Bulatlat’s commitment to truth-telling, defending press freedom, and resisting…