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13 years ago

Opposition against Charter change kicks off in Davao

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NO TO CHA-CHA. Gabriela Representative Luz Ilagan crosses the images of President Gloria Arroyo, House Speaker Prospero Nograles and the names of the 174 congressmen who supported the Cha-cha. Joining her are Davao City councilors Pilar Braga, Danny Dayanghirang and Angela Librado and members of progressive and religious groups.(davaotoday.com photo by Barry Ohaylan)

DAVAO CITY Groups opposed to Charter change urged the people of Davao to join the series of protests to express their outrage against the moves of Congress to change the Constitution.

No one wants to talk about charter change at this time of hunger and landlessness, said Representative Luzviminda Ilagan of the Gabriela Womens Partylist, one of the convenors of Peoples March.

Ilagan said the passage of House Resolution 1109 is intended only for the political survival of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Read on.