[From the web] Joshua Molo, editor-in-chief of UE Dawn, the official student publication of the University of the East, was forced to apologize in public over a Facebook post criticizing negligence amid the coronavirus pandemic

𝗔𝗟𝗘𝗥𝗧: Joshua Molo, editor-in-chief of UE Dawn, the official student publication of the University of the East, was forced to apologize in public over a Facebook post criticizing the Duterte administration’s negligence amid the coronavirus pandemic. This happened after Molo argued with his former high school teachers, who were offended by Molo’s online post. At…

[From the web] DAKILA condemns the harassment of Joshua Molo, the Editor-in-Chief of the UE Dawn, for publishing his opinion about the current administration’s response in the #COVID19 pandemic

We strongly condemn the harassment of Joshua Molo, the Editor-in-Chief of the University of the East’s official publication UE Dawn, for publishing his opinion about the current administration’s response in the #COVID19 pandemic. Earlier today, Molo was threatened by barangay officials with the filing of a libel case against him if he will not issue…

[In the news] Rights groups slam Duterte’s ‘shoot to kill’ order: Prioritize lives, not violence -RAPPLER.com

Human rights group says President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement may lead to more abuses as Luzon remains in lockdown in the face of the novel coronavirus outbreak Human rights groups on Thursday, April 2, condemned President Rodrigo Duterte’s “dangerous” shoot-to-kill order against quarantine violators amid the novel coronavirus outbreak in the Philippines. Human Rights Watch (HRW)…

[In the news] Group gives free fast food to poor barangays under Luzon lockdown -CNN Philippines

While the government tries to contain the COVID-19 pandemic with a Luzon-wide quarantine, a group has volunteered to help provide free fast food meals to the most affected communities. The people behind the Facebok page “Pakainin ang Buong Barangay” has partnered with Jollibee Corporation and Jollibee Foundation in a project seeking to feed residents of…

[Statement] BMP condemns arrest of QC protestors

The Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino condemns the arrest and dispersal of urban poor residents of Sitio San Roque, who were holding a noise barrage near their community along EDSA this morning. The residents were seeking for food and assistance from the government. In this time of crisis, food and state assistance are just and legitimate…

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KKB sa gitna ng #COVID… Kanya-Kanyang Balak 0 KASAHANG KOMUNIDAD AT BAYANIHAN DATE: April 1, Wednesday , 4:00 PM Makipagtalakayan sa iDEFEND LIVE STREAM sa YOUTUBE Kasama sina: Ka Rene Magtubo, Partido Mangagawa (PM), Konsehal, Marikina Fr. Flavie Villanueva, Kalinga Center Ms. Jean Enriquez, CATW-AP Rose Trajano/Egay Cabalitan (Moderators/Livestream administrators) Manuod ng LIVESTREAM, Iclick ang…

[In the news] After bleach thrown at personnel’s face, Sultan Kudarat hospital condemns discrimination -RAPPLER.com

The St. Louis Hospital utility worker was passing by the public market when he was attacked by 5 individuals St. Louis Hospital in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat condemned the harassment experienced by one of its utility workers on Friday, March 27. (Editor’s note: We previously identified the hospital personnel as a nurse. We apologize for…

[Statement] More Filipinos are turning to social media to vent their frustrations about the government’s response to stop the spread of COVID-19 -HRonlinePH

The Human Rights Online Philippines share the concern of a public school teacher in General Santos City, as she expressed her frustrations on Facebook over the local government’s measures that many people are going hungry amid a lockdown in said city. https://www.rappler.com/nation/256157-teacher-son-arrested-without-warrant-general-santos-city-facebook-post-coronavirus Juliet Espinosa, a 55-year-old public school teacher was arrested by police in General…

[From the web] Prayers of the Faithful for the Heroic Health Workers on the Frontline of COVID-19 Fight -EcoWaste Coalition

In response to the call for prayers today, 29 March 2020, by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) for the country’s medical frontliners against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the women and men of the EcoWaste Coalition earnestly offer the following prayers: 1. For the doctors, nurses, clinical laboratory technicians, administrative personnel, ancillary…