Redtagging and smear campaign against Leyte CSO, “a brazen attack on volunteerism and development work”—CPDG

While civil society organizations (CSOs) like LCDe fill the gaps and limitations in the government’s pandemic response, they fall victims to its vicious counterinsurgency program. These malicious attacks do not contribute to anything but only deprives the poor, vulnerable, and marginalized Filipinos from receiving much needed assistance.

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Push for house probe on rights abuses vs. peasant women — Amihan

The Amihan National Federation of Peasant Women expressed and urged the people to support the House Resolution No. 1812 filed by the lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc yesterday directing the lower house to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the intensifying attacks and human rights violations against peasant women in the country. Amihan […]

Salu-Salo 2021: National People’s Food Systems Summit

Join us in Salu-Salo 2021: National People’s Food Systems Summit (NPFSS) from August 30 to 31 and September 11 to 12! Salu-Salo 2021 is organized by Agroecology X, a network of civil society organizations and people’s organizations, to spread public awareness and support efforts to mainstream agroecology and food sovereignty as a response to the […]

CPDG on redtagging of development workers

Council for People’s Development and Governance President Dr. Rolando Tolento, PhD on the redtagging of civil society organizations#NoToRedtagging #StopTheAttacksAgainstDevelopment Workers #DemocraticGovernance

CPDG on the recent attack against humanitarian CSO Leyte Center for Development, Inc.

Council for People’s Development and Governance Spokesperson Liza Maza on the recent attack against humanitarian CSO Leyte Center for Development, Inc.#HelpingIsNotTerrorism #HandsOffDevelopmentWorkers #DemocraticGovernance

“2022 budget prolongs pandemic and PH recovery”—CPDG

“Anyone who looks at the 2022 budget will immediately see that it does not respond enough to the country’s most urgent issues of COVID-19 and poverty alleviation,” Liza Maza, spokesperson of the Council for People’s Development and Governance (CPDG) stressed.

CSOs hit MWSS over Kaliwa Dam anomalies

“There is clear and strong opposition against the Kaliwa dam in Dumagat communities. It will be best if the government and MWSS listen to the voices of the opposition, stop the project, and seek other alternatives to ensure stable water supply for Metro Manila and nearby provinces. The claim that many people ‘benefit’ from it does not justify the huge displacement and ethnocide,” Beyer further explained.