Posts by tag: duterte

1 month ago

Hopes up for Bangsamoro interim extension until 2025

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Hopes up for Bangsamoro interim extension until 2025

Hopes are high for Congress to approve the extension of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) until 2025 for it to have some leeway to respond to the exacerbating problems resulting from COVID-19 and establish institutions for self-governance in the Bangsamoro region.

2 months ago

Dubious lumad FB page on red-tagging spree

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Dubious lumad FB page on red-tagging spree

The University of the Philippines Mindanao’s Student Council urged its administration to defend its constituents following recent red-tagging incidents against members of the university’s community.

3 months ago

Aeta farmers charged under anti-terror law seek inclusion in the petitions

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Aeta farmers charged under anti-terror law seek inclusion in the petitions

Hours before the start of the oral arguments on the petitions against the anti-terror law on February 2, the two Aeta farmers, who have been jailed and first to be charged under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 (ATA), filed a petition requesting the Supreme Court (SC) to include them in the 37 petitions that seek to declare the law void.

4 months ago

IN MEMORY

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IN MEMORY

Protesters refuse to sit on chairs prepared by police authorities for them along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on the International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2020. They instead placed photos of victims of political killings under the Duterte administration. (Photo courtesy of Bern Pormento)