Alliance calls on Filipino people to act amid ‘bleak situation under Duterte’

News Philippines Jan 25, 2019 at 4:09 pm

“The mass killings are meant for mass intimidation! Not just in the drug war, but in the war against authoritarianism, in the war against poverty, and in the war against political dynasties and perpetuation of this system of injustice.”


MANILA— A broad array of groups and individuals expressed concern over the country’s “bleak situation under the Duterte administration.”

In a gathering at the St. Scholastica College’s Archive Museum, Saturday, Jan. 12, members of the Movement Against Tyranny (MAT) pointed out the worsening economic situation, the rising repression and the political crisis gripping the nation.
MAT members said that for 2019, Filipinos should brace themselves for the worse.

The alliance called on the Filipino people to join a series of protest actions scheduled this month until Feb. 12, the last day the Senate would have passed its decision on the proposed Charter Change.

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