Progressive groups cried foul over posters spreading in different areas of the city this week that tagged their leaders as terrorists, as the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) takes effect this week.
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The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and various organizations converge outside ABS-CBN’s Regional Station in Davao City on Saturday, July 18 for a noise barrage and candle lighting activity to express their solidarity to the media giant’s thousands of workers who are affected by the House of Representatives’ recent rejection of its 25-year franchise. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
Gabriela Women’s Party said the government’s latest reports on domestic violence during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) may be underreported and shows programs on protecting women are lacking.
A court case against former AnakPawis Congressman Ariel Casilao and six relief volunteers for alleged violating quarantine rules was dismissed by the court of Norzagaray, Bulacan.
A radio network in Mindanao has denounced the red-tagging anew of one of its field reporters, as an ‘attack’ on critical media.
A community college in Davao de Oro which caters to Lumad and farmers reported that they are red-tagged by local officials and the military.
Pork vendors in Davao City’s Bankerohan Public Market noted a decline in their sales following the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the region. The Department of Agriculture, though, has assured the public that it is safe to eat pork as ASF cannot be transmitted to humans but only affects pigs. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
A day before Valentine’s Day, women’s rights advocates in the city organized the local leg of One Billion Rising (OBR) – a global campaign that seeks public attention on gender-based violence through flash mobs.
Flower vendors at the Bankerohan Public Market in Davao City are hoping to cash in on today’s Valentine’s day celebration. A bouquet’s price ranges from P300 to P1,500 each. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
Independent think-tank IBON Foundation on Monday has filed an administrative complaint against government officials for red-tagging.