SCHEDULE: Protest activities during ASEAN Summit 2017

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SCHEDULE: Protest activities during ASEAN Summit 2017

Angie de Silva

(UPDATED) They will raise policy issues that they believe to be 'inappropriate for the country' during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nation Summit, November 12-14

 

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Several militant groups have lined up protest activities to raise policy issues that they believe to be “inappropriate for the country” during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit Sunday to Tuesday, November 12 to 14. (IN PHOTOS: PH sends off 60,000 security personnel for ASEAN Summit)

A total of 21 heads of state and government, plus United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, will attend the ASEAN Summit, the head of the summit organizing committee confirmed. (READ: LIST: Important tips for newbies in rallies)

Here are some of the scheduled of protests and activities, starting Saturday, by sectoral groups

Saturday, November 11

  • Anakbayan
    • University of the Philippines activists will hold the International Youth Congress to tackle pressing issues like globalization, war, and fascism. A cultural night follows.
  • Bayan-Mindanao
    • BAYAN-Mindanao delegates composed of Bangsamoro, Lumad and peasants will stage a rally at the US Embassy to protest against US atrocities in their homeland. Assembly will be at Plaza Salamanca, Kalaw by 10 am. They will begin the march to the US Embassy by 11 am.

Sunday, November 12

  • Anakbayan
    • Start of People’s Camp

Monday, November 13

  • Anakbayan
    • People’s March
  • Laban ng Masa
    • March from the University of Santo Tomas to Philippine International Convention Center from 8-9 am

We shall continually update the schedule. Please bookmark this page.  Rappler.com

 

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