Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game

10/10/2019

Protesters handed out T-shirts and held up signs in support of Hong Kong on Wednesday night when the Washington Wizards hosted a team from the Chinese Basketball Association. The Wizards beat the Guangzhou Long-Lions 137-98 in a…

Piston-Cebu holds rally not transport strike

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There was no transport strike in Cebu. Instead, members of the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston)-Cebu Chapter held a protest in front of the Land Transportation Franchise Regulatory Board…

Greta: Grown-ups mock children because world view threatened

09/28/2019

TORONTO  — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn’t understand why grown-ups and world leaders would mock children and teens for acting on science, responding to attacks on her campaign as students conducted a second wave…

Labella unaffected by vendors protest; to continue implementation of no sidewalk vending policy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Not on the sidewalks. Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella said he will stand by his decision to no longer allow vendors to sell on the sidewalks even if they hold series of protests against…

Groups to remember Martial Law atrocities with protest on Sept. 20

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 09/17/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Several groups will commemorate the atrocities committed during Martial Law under the administration of former President Ferdinand Marcos with a protest at the Luneta Park on September 20, Friday. According to a message from…

Militants occupy Cebu City’s main streets to protest Duterte policies

07/22/2019

CEBU CITY –– Hundreds of protesters on Monday occupied the major streets of downtown Cebu City to protest President Duterte’s 4th State of Nation Address. The militant groups marched from Fuente Osmena Circle and converged at a…

LOOK: Rallyists hold program near CHR office before ‘People’s Sona’

07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Militant groups have converged near the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) office along Commonwealth Avenue prior to the holding of their “United People’s Sona” at the St. Peter’s Parish in the afternoon. According to…

Mom of farmer ‘slain by soldiers’ demands justice in Sona protest

07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two months ago, exactly May 5, the 35-year-old farmer, Melvin Cabe, went out of his house in Las Navas, Northern Samar to look for food for his family. Melvin was not able to return…

Cause-oriented groups call on government to protect sovereignty

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cause-oriented groups gathered at the famous Colon Street here on Friday morning, July 12, 2019, to join the nationwide protest of the 3rd anniversary of Philippines’ victory in the arbitration case against China. The groups, composed…

Catholic school blames sexy clothing for rape, harassment; students protest

06/11/2019

Female students of a Catholic high school in Michigan, United States protested after being told that wearing provocative clothing contributes to the bad behavior of boys and men. The remarks were made by a campus life administrator…

‘Police have the right not to listen to protesters’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — If protesters have the right to protest, the police have the right not to listen.  This was the statement of Chief of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID), Remus Medina of the Police Regional…

S. Korea cab driver burns himself to death in carpool protest

Agence France Presse 12/10/2018

SEOUL — A South Korean taxi driver burned himself to death on Monday in protest at an Uber-like ride-sharing service being introduced by the country’s largest mobile chat app, reports said. South Korean taxi drivers have angrily…

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