[Statement] Release all May 1 political prisoners now! -BMP

Release all May 1 political prisoners now! Socialist labor alliance Pagkakaisa ng Uring Manggagawa (PAGGAWA) strongly condemns the PNP’s arrest of labor leaders BMP Vice President Lito Rastica and Reynaldo Dulay on the morning of May 1, 2020, at Rodriguez, Rizal. The two were arrested for leading a picket protest to mark International Worker’s Day…

[Statement] WORKERS ARE NOT VIRUS-PROOF! Advocacy groups call for expanded massive testing before economic restart -PAHRA, iDEFEND, #MassTestingNowPH

WORKERS ARE NOT VIRUS-PROOF Advocacy groups call for expanded massive testing before the economic restart As the nation commemorates Labor Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists, artists, youth, human rights, public health, and citizen groups join forces with the labor sector to demand the increase and expansion of mass testing capacities of the country before…

[Video] Watch now! LIVE – SILANG MGA KALASAG. Pagkilala.Pagkumusta.Pakikiisa sa mga #frontliners sa gitna ng #CoVid19 -iDEFEND & PAHRA

SILANG MGA KALASAG. Pagkilala.Pagkumusta.Pakikiisa sa mga frontliners sa gitna ng CoVid iDEFEND Live May 2, 2020, 4:00PM/ SEE LINKS. SILANG MGA KALASAG Kasama sina: Dr. Faith Mesa Gaerlan Emergency Room Consultant Dr katerina Abiertas Municipal Health Officer , Motiong, Samar President, Samar AMHOP Dr. Ela Romano Psychiatrist , Bicol Medical Center Dr. Nemuel Fajutagana Chairperson,…

[From the web] Workers Demand for Guaranteed Income, Protection, Respect for Rights Before Returning to Work -CTUHR

Workers Demand for Guaranteed Income, Protection, Respect for Rights Before Returning to Work “This year’s International Labor Day celebration is historically different, there will be no huge demonstrations on the streets in the Philippines and in other countries as well, due to the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the calls for a living wage,…

[Video] Laban Manggagawa! Discussion ng mga lider-manggagawa sa Araw ng Paggawa -iDEFEND & PAHRA

Discussion ng mga lider-manggagawa sa Araw ng Paggawa Kasama sina: Val Vibal Aniban ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (AMA) Judy Ann Chan-Miranda Partido Manggagawa Atty. Luke Espiritu Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino Joshua Mata Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa Ellene Sana Center for Migrants Advocacy Primo Amparo Workers for Peoples Liberation Tagapagpadaloy: Joseph Purugganan Focus…

[Statement] Kalusugan, kabuhayan, kapakanan, at kapangyarihan sa masang manggagawa -BMP

BMP STATEMENT MAYO 1, 2020 (Mababasa rin dito: bit.ly/mayouno2020) Kalusugan, kabuhayan, kapakanan, at kapangyarihan sa masang manggagawa Sa Araw ng Paggawa ngayong taon – sa gitna ng pananalasa sa maraming bansa ng sakit na COVID19 at sa malawakang kagutuman ng milyon-milyong Pilipinong hindi makapaghanap-buhay dahil sa kwarantina, tahasan nating idinedeklara na: Makakamit lamang ng masang…

[Off the shelf] No Letup in ‘Drug War’ Killings, Upsurge in Attacks on Activists, Environmentalists -HRW

The Philippine government’s murderous “war on drugs” remained the Philippines’ gravest human rights concern in 2019, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2020. Security forces were also implicated in often deadly attacks on activists. “President Duterte’s anti-drug campaign remains as brutal as when it started, with drug suspects being killed regularly…