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Amihan on Department of Agriculture’s National Food Security Summit

Bakit maglulunsad ng isang National Food Security Summit ang gobyernong baligtad ang utak na umaasa sa importasyon sa halip na palakasin ang lokal na produksyon? Dapat itong i-boycott dahil ang pasimuno nito ang mismong lumilikha ng food crisis at hindi tinutugunan ang mga lehitimong kahilingan ng mga rice farmers at food producers. -Cathy Estavillo, Secretary […]

MASIPAG on Department of Agriculture’s National Food Security Summit.

Makakamit lamang ang food security kung hawak o kontrolado ng mga magsasaka ang binhi, sistema ng produksyon kasama ang lupa. Wakasan ang pamamayani ng corporate control sa binhi at agrikultura ng bansa.

CPDG on the six senators’ proposal to defund NTF-ELCAC

CPDG welcomes the proposals by six Senators – Senators Joel Villanueva, Grace Poe, Win Gatchalian, Risa Hontiveros, Franklin Drilon, and Nancy Binay – to defund the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC). “The NTF-ELCAC is clearly counterproductive and its budget can be rechanneled to the most urgent pandemic-related development needs of our people instead of supporting the tightening of civic space in the country,” adds Maza. She also pointed out other bills critical for upholding and expanding civic space in the country: “We likewise urge Congress to pass the bills on criminalizing red-tagging and protecting human rights defenders.”

On Parlade’s Tirades vs Community Pantries

Sa halip na siraan ng NTF-ELCAC ang mga community pantries, mas mainam na buwagin na lamang ito at ilagay ang malaki nilang pondo sa mga community pantries.

CPDG Spokesperson on militarized pandemic response

The COVID-19 crisis is no longer just a health crisis but a political crisis. A real public health-oriented response is needed to fight the pandemic and to even begin to overcome the crippling poverty that it has worsened.

On the escalating attacks against civilians

The continued attacks and killing of activists, development workers, environmental and human rights defenders should stop. #StopTheAttacks #EndImpunity #JustPeacePh #JunkTerrorLaw

CPDG on the oral arguments challenging the constitutionality of the Anti-Terror Law

The oral arguments on the 37 petitions seeking the nullification of the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020 (ATL 2020) are starting on February 2, 2021. Civil society organizations speak out on the oppressive law’s impact on development. Rochelle Porras, Vice-President of the Council for People’s Development and Governance says the #ATL2020 is a direct attack on civic space […]

Kadamay Secretary General on ATL

The oral arguments on the 37 petitions seeking the nullification of the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020 (ATL 2020) are starting on February 2, 2021. Civil society organizations speak out on the oppressive law’s impact on development. Eufemiapet Doringo of Kadamay says the ATL 2020 will deny her of her right to help Filipinos especially the […]

IBON Foundation on ATL 2020

The oral arguments on the 37 petitions seeking the nullification of the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020 (ATL 2020) are starting on February 2, 2021. Civil society organizations speak out on the oppressive law’s impact on development. Sonny Africa of IBON Foundation says the ATL 2020 gravely sets back the cause of democracy and development.

Children’s Rehabilitation Center on ATL 2020

The oral arguments on the 37 petitions seeking the nullification of the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020 (ATL 2020) are starting on February 2, 2021. Civil society organizations speak out on the oppressive law’s impact on development. The Children’s Rehabilitation Center says the ATL 2020 impedes the maximum delivery of humanitarian services.