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Militants hold protest march to denounce human rights abuses of Aquino government

Monday, July 23, 2012

Militants hold protest march to denounce human rights abuses of Aquino government


Whatever human rights records President Aquino might report in his third State of the Nation Address (Sona) today, his “daang matuwid” will always be “bloody and anti-people,” militants said in a prepared statement yesterday.

The protesters, who had been conducting a people’s Lakbayan or March since yesterday, came from various provinces of Southern Tagalog and gathered at Mendiola to mount a timeline that enumerates human rights abuses and anti-people policies under the Aquino administration.

“The Aquino administration has no regard for human rights and is not serious in going after rights abusers, especially the government security forces that continue to wage war against the common people,” Leo  Fuentes, secretary-general of Bayan-Southern Tagalog, said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/metro-section/item/1899-militants-hold-protest-march-to-denounce-human-rights-abuses-of-aquino-government

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