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Defend Louie Jalandoni. Members of the group Defend Louie Jalandoni staged a picket last December 9 in front of the Department of Justice in Manila to call for the removal of the former NDFP Chief Negotiatior’s name from the baseless “terrorist” list of the Anti-Terrorism Council.

Black to Block MROTC. Youth groups wearing black gathered in front of the University of Sto. Tomas in Manila to protest the legislation of the NCSTP/MROTC bill on the afternoon of December 15. They also protested in front of Congress on December 12 while the the bill was being deliberated.

Protest against Marcos in Europe. Migrant groups based in Europe mounted protests on December 14 and 15 to welcome Marcos Jr to the continent. Marcos was in Belgium to join European Union and ASEAN leaders’ meetings.

Bacolod barricade. Residents of Purok Katilingban, Barangay Punta Taytay, Bacolod City mounted a barricade to stop the demolition of 40 houses in the area. The demolition is illegal as this was ordered merely by a tenant and not by the land owner.