A soldier fires a water cannon at the wall near the entrance of the AFP General Headquarters. The protesters threw paint bombs at this wall.Cegp Pambansang Opisina KARAPATAN Spokesperson Tinay Palabay speaks in front of the soldiers’ barricade.CEGP National President Gidget Estella discussing the necessity of engaging in the people’s campaign for human rights.
Today, on the sixth anniversary of the abduction of UP students Karen Empeno and Sherlyn Cadapan, different sectoral groups staged a protest action in front of the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Protesters threw paint bombs at a wall near the headquarters entrance. ” “We staged this action in front of the headquarters of the supposed protector of the people. In reality, however, this protector is the perpetrator of numerous human rights violations in which the victims were mostly members of progressive groups,” said CEGP National President Gidget Estella.