Initial victory for Cavite fisherfolk vs. DENR order, Anakpawis urges for heightened mass actions

“The order was only publicized on August 25, then they want the Cavite fisherfolk to voluntarily lose their sources of livelihood on September 7? This is not governance, this is tyranny.  This is on top of that we are on the pandemic crisis, where poor sectors are barely surviving and now they want to wipe out a whole livelihood sector that directly affects more than 15,000 fisherfolk.  This is unethical and immoral.  There should be accountability,” Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao, Anakpawis Party-list former representative and present National President said in a press statement.

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Anakpawis demands transparency, lambasts early termination of OP budget deliberations

“Gustong ipa-audit pati ang Red Cross na wala naman sa gobyerno pero ayaw ipakita at ipabusisi ang badyet ng Opisina ng Presidente. Malaking kalokohan ito at malaki rin ang itinatago ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa pinagkakagastusan ng kanyang opisina. Kailangan malaman ng taumbayan kung bakit humihingi ng P8 bilyong badyet ang opisina ng Pangulo,” according to Anakpawis National President Ariel Casilao.

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Anakpawis holds mobile relief aid distribution, community protest on ECQ day 1

“Tayo-tayo na lang ito. The Duterte regime has again locked down the economy, and again, it failed to give aid to affected poor sectors. Only under Duterte, where helping the needy marginalized families, still need to be asserted, amid the threat of harassment and arrest by fascist armed forces of the government,” Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao, Anakpawis Party-list National President and former representative said in a press statement.

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Public to IATF, DOH: Where are the vaccines?

Casilao said aside from immediate and unconditional cash aid, the government must seriously pursue an expanded, free mass testing, and treatment for infected individuals, an immediate, aggressive contact tracing, and genomic surveillance of Covid-19 variants, and ensured supply of enough Covid-19 vaccines. The government must expand and expedite vaccine rollout in transmission hotspots in an orderly and organized manner.

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SONA 2021: Duterte dynasty, height of immorality and corruption – Anakpawis

“Amid overwhelming manifestations of the present Duterte regime, being anti-poor and anti-people, anti-peasant and anti-worker, we are being insulted by the news that the presidential daughter is open to run for president in the next year’s national elections. The Duterte family, for its ambition to keep a tight hold of power and influence, is pushing for their dynasty, which at present is the height of immorality and corruption in the history of Philippine governance,” Casilao said during the protest.

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