Karapatan, Bayan to host CL international human rights week
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO— In commemoration of the upcoming International Human Rights Day on December 10, Karapatan Central-Luzon (CL), an alliance for the advancement of peoples’rights and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan Gitnang Luson), will be holding a week-long activity to call for justice to the Marcos victims and free all political prisoners in the Philippines.
With the current worsening human rights situation in the country, Karapatan and Bayan said “there is a need to gather support and build a firm condemnation against the prevailing human rights crisis in our country.”
Starting on December 3, Karapatan-CL will unveil a seven-day Solidarity Center Booth for human rights victims beside the Angeles City Library that will end on December 9.
The booth will serve as a station for photo and art exhibit of political prisoners, t-shirt printing, a host to various human rights related cultural performances and poetry reading together with other sectors coming from different provinces.
While on the 10th of December, Karapatan and Bayan will be staging a Central Luzon wide indignation protest at 1:00 pm from Plaza Anghel going to Plaza Miranda until 2:30 pm. Afterwards, a concert starting at 2:30 pm together with Sining Silangan and other cultural groups will end the program until 5:00 pm. (Press Release)