A labor group was enraged when President Rodrigo Duterte sacked Department of Labor and Employment Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod, the last Leftist official under his administration.
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Progressive group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan denounced and tagged as a lie the claim of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that there is a Red October plot against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, on Monday, said she could not grant the P4500 subsidy being asked by public school teachers here, saying there is no existing law that would warrant such request.
The Duterte administration’s malicious red-tagging is now targeting a ranking church official of the Iglesia Filipinia Independiente in Mindanao.
The Kahugpungan sa Lumadnong Organisasyon-Caraga (Kasalo-Caraga), a progressive group in Caraga, said, on Wednesday, that the Lumad tribal leader who appeared in a video interview by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson to discuss the spate of killings in Mindanao was implicated in the deaths of Lumad leaders in Lianga, Surigao del Sur province back in 2015.
A network of farmers and scientists the Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG in Mindanao) has expressed concern on the decision of the Department of Agriculture to import more agricultural products amid the rice crisis that the country is facing.
A progressive Moro group, on Tuesday, was enraged when President Rodrigo Duterte visited and honored the 14 soldiers involved in the killing of seven Tausug youth in Patikul, Sulu, saying it insults and adds to the emotional injury suffered by the families of the slain civilians.
A volunteer for a human rights group Kawagib Moro Human Rights based in Maguindanao was shot and killed by suspected military agents at around 3:00 p.m of September 23, a spokesperson of the group said.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on Monday belied Malacanang’s allegation that the communist group is conniving with Liberal Party and other critics of President Rodrigo Duterte in the so-called Red October destabilization plot, citing intelligence reports from the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
NUJP hit out Phil Leaks, a dubious Facebook group, that targeted Philippine Daily Inquirer reporter Julieta S. Alipala, and accused her of being “a paid propagandist of the bandit group Abu Sayyaf.”