Martial law has severe negative impacts on the lives and rights of ordinary people.
"...the government is spending an average of only PhP2.39 per day for every person for the country's 104 million people..."
The Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes (PNFSP) launched the book Landgrabbing Cases in the Philippines: Hunger, Greed and Resistance on 17 May 2017 at Max's Restaurant in Quezon Memorial Circle. According to Bulatlat, "the case studies presented delve on the state of the country’s agricultural lands and other land resources and how these are … Continue reading IN PHOTOS: New book on landgrabbing launched
The minimum daily wage in the Philippines is set at PhP491 in Metro Manila, while workers in other regions receive daily wages as low as PhP243. However, a family of six needs at least PhP1088 daily in order to live decently.
Aside from environmental degradation, large scale destructive mining has time and again been associated with grave human rights violations.