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Protests hound Marcos presence at ASEAN in Australia. Filipino migrants and progressive groups in Melbourne, Australia hounded the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit and the participation of Ferdinand Marcos Jr from March 4 to March 6. Led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Australia, the protests disrupted the ASEAN Summit and Marcos’ activities.

Justice for the Bilar 5 and victims of the fascist AFP-PNP. Youth and progressive organizations of Central Visayas gathered at the University of the Philippines (UP)-Cebu Amphitheater on March 3 to pay tribute and honor the Bilar 5, the five Red fighters massacred by state forces after their capture Bilar, Bohol on February 23. Meanwhile, UP Cebu youth staged a candlelight protest on February 29. They called for justice for the Bilar 5.

On March 5, human rights groups protested in front of Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City to condemn the series of abductions, bombings and targeted killings of AFP-PNP activists, progressives and revolutionaries.

Repeal the Philippine Mining Act. Katribu, Kalikasan PNE and other democratic groups staged a protest before the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on March 4 to demand the repeal of the 1995 Philippine Mining Act. In its 29 years of existence, the law has caused unprecedented damage to the environment and indigenous communities and farmers.