“We want to tell you our stories because we want to raise our voice long silenced by the atrocities committed against the Dulangan Manobo by the company, its security forces and militia men who are paid by the company,”
Within the partnership between Union of Health Work Committees and the Belgium Organization" World Third Health Aid" (M3M), the organization director Dr. Wim De Ceukelaire visited UHWC to follow up the implemented project " A Strong Social Movement for the right to health" and to plan to future cooperation with UHWC through implementing upcoming projects and programs.
For the people's organization in the Advocates' (Advocates for Community Health) area in Juban, Sorsogon, movement-building is not just about marches and protests; it is also about building cooperation and finding ways to sustain the organization itself. And it has found one effective way to do it - through communal vegetable gardening.
With one voice shouting, "Justice to all the victims of human rights violations under the Aquino government!", thousands joined the protest-rallies organized by progressive social movements in several key cities in the Philippines in commemoration of the 6th International Human Rights Day last December 10.