Ang Bayan
May 07, 2021

Protests

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CARAVAN FOR JORY PORQUIA. Various progressive organizations and relatives of Jory Porquia held a mass and caravan in Iloilo City on April 30 to commemorate the first year of his murder and demand justice. Porquia served as an organizer for Bayan Muna in the city. He was among those who first put up community kitchens in the city to feed poor residents who were affected by the pandemic.

JUSTICE FOR JOHN FAROCHILIN. Members of Pamanggas and relatives of John Farochilin gathered in front of the Jaro Cathedral in Iloilo City to demand justice. Farochilin was killed by AFP elements on April 18, 2020.

CARAVAN VS. JEEPNEY PHASE­OUT. Drivers mounted a caravan in Baguio city last April 30 to condemn the Duterte regime for continuously railroading its “modernization” program and the phaseout of traditional jeepneys. Operators and drivers demand to continue to allow the operation of old jeepney models in order to save their livelihood.

AB (2021-05-07): Protests