Anti-Charter Change coalition launched

News Philippines Feb 23, 2018 at 4:01 pm

No-to-Chacha-coaliationBy Kathy Yamson

Various groups and individuals gathered today at the Malcolm Hall of the University of the Philippines College of Law today to formally launch the ‘No To Cha-Cha Coalition.’ The group opposed Charter Change being pushed by President Rodrigo Duterte.

The newly-launched coalition said that the current efforts to amend or revise the Philippine Constitution were “self-serving, undemocratic and unpatriotic.”

Former Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr., 1986 Constitutional Commission member Christian Monsod, Movement Against Tyranny convenor, Mother Mary John Mananzan and former representatives Lorenzo Tañada III, and former Bayan Muna Representatives Neri Colmenares led the launch of the Coalition in time for an anti-Cha-Cha assembly this morning.

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