Disaster survivors mark fourth Yolanda anniversary, launch ‘wave-after-wave’ protests

Three thousand-strong disaster survivors from Eastern Visayas converged in a mobilization last November 8, Wednesday, to demand justice, accountability, and an end to hunger, poverty, and rising fascism in the region. Simultaneous mass actions were held in the region’s capital, Catbalogan, and Catarman of Western and Northern Samar respectively mobilizing almost nine thousand Yolanda victims in the whole region.

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Northern Samar farmers challenge military troops to leave their village

Attended by Staff Sgt. Sevillano, progressive group leaders, residents of the village themselves and human rights advocates, the farmers’ alliance lambasted the armed officials for being the top perpetrators and violators of human rights.

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EV disaster survivors protest attacks on people’s rights amid economic woes

#SONA2017 | Unlike last year’s pro-SONA rally led by progressive groups who urged President Duterte to implement a “people-centered reform agenda”, Duterte’s SONA this year was welcomed with protest-rallies across major urban centers in Eastern Visayas.

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