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“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know that we are seeds”—As Duterte’s term comes to a close, demand accountabilityAugust 31, 2021
As the current administration’s term comes to a close, we members of civil society urge every citizen, advocate, group and organization believing in human rights to join and support the call to stop the killings, demand accountability and justice, and retake the freedoms that we have lost.
“Our aspiration for industrial development and corresponding improvement of people’s wellbeing is hindered by the Duterte government’s anti-people and wealth-biased development policies. It does not focus on alleviating the dire situation of the people, especially the poor. Instead, it pours its resources in enriching its oligarch clique—both local and foreign, in suppressing dissent and criticism, and in extending power by hook or by crook,” asserts Maza.