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Gabriela members sneak past guards of Pandacan oil depot, hold rally 02/16/2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Gabriela members sneak past guards of Pandacan oil depot, hold rally

02/16/2012
The Manila Police District (MPD) was surprised when members of militant group Gabriela stormed on Valentine’s Day the heavily secured Pandacan oil depot and staged a rally to denounce the unabated increase in petroleum prices. According to the group, the .85 centavos increase in the price of diesel products and .50 centavos in gasoline after successive price increases are too much for the poor who are the most affected.

“Linta (leeches) ang mga kumpanya ng langis kung sumipsip ng tubo mula sa mamamayang hindi na makaagapay sa pagkamahal-mahal ng langis, sa walang patid na pagtaas ng presyo ng langis ay unti-unting pinapatay ang mamamayang Pilipino,” Salvador, deputy secretary- general of Gabriela, said..... MORE

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