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Soldiers kill farmer; arrest 16 others
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Articles

A farmer was kiled and 16 others were arbitrarily arrested by elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in the past few weeks. Killing. Elements of the 85th IB killed copra farmer and peasant leader Armando Buisan in Barangay Santa Maria, Catanauan, Quezon on November 14. Buisan, 60, was a resident of Sitio Luyahan, […]

Attacks against journalists
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Two journalists were killed, four were arrested, and another was red-tagged by state forces in the past two weeks. Soldiers of the 2nd IB gunned down writer Ronnie Villamor in Barangay Matanglad, Masbate on November 14. He was in the area to cover a case of land grabbing by businessman Randy Favis. He was stopped […]

2 Aetas, first victims under terror law
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Articles

The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) disclosed to the Supreme Court on November 17 the first case in which the Anti-Terror Law (ATL) was used against innocent civilians. Two Aetas, Jasper Gurung and Junior Ramos, were baselessly accused by the 7th ID of violating Section 4 (participating in activities intended to cause death or […]

Australia’s war crimes in Afghanistan
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Australian Defense Force Chief Gen. Angus Campbell admitted on November 17 that soldiers of the Special Air Service (SAS) of Australia were involved in the brutal killings of 39 civilians in Afghanistan from 2005 to 2016. An investigation clarified that the victims were all prisoners and farmers, and not combatants. Information on the case was […]

Fascists besiege Bukidnon and Lanao Sur
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Articles

More than 900 soldiers of the 82nd IB, 51st IB, 58th IB, 1st Special Forces Battalion and Scout Rangers besieged villages along the boundary of Talakag, Bukidnon and Tagoloan II, Lanao del Sur on October 15-21. Soldiers aboard five military trucks and two armored personnel carrier (APC) attacked barangays San Rafael, Lemonsudan and Kibulag in […]

Senate increases AFP budget
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Articles

The budget for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for 2021 was increased from ₱208.7 billion to ₱215 billion during a Senate hearing for the proposed budget last November 20. The Senate particularly increased funding for AFP modernization from ₱25 billion to ₱83 billion (₱58-billion increase). The Senate also increased the AFP’s “unprogrammed” funds […]

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Buklurin ang mamamayan, papanagutin ang pabayang rehimeng Duterte
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Editorials

Lantarang nasaksihan ng milyong Pilipino ang kriminal na kapabayaan ng gubyerno ni Rodrigo Duterte nang manalasa ang mga bagyong Quinta, Rolly at Ulysses. Habang nalulunod sila sa baha at ulan, mahimbing na natutulog si Duterte sa kanyang mga responsibilidad at pananagutan. Para pagtakpan ang kanyang kapalpakan, sinisi niya ang mga biktima na umano’y hindi nakinig […]

Kabataan, nanawagan ng mga pagkilos
November 21, 2020 | Ang Bayan | Articles

Youth strike o paglaban ng kabataan ang sigaw ng mga estudyante ng Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) at University of the Philippines (UP)-Diliman sa Quezon City para singilin at wakasan ang kriminal na kapabayaan ng rehimeng Duterte. Tinatayang 400 kabataan ang nagtipon sa harapan ng ADMU noong Nobyembre 17 para hamunin ang rehimen na tugunan […]