LIST: Schedule of protests during Xi Jinping’s PH state visit

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LIST: Schedule of protests during Xi Jinping’s PH state visit
Several protests are lined up on Tuesday, November 20, to express objection to Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit

MANILA, Philippines – Groups from various sectors will hold protests during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Philippines on November 20-21. (READ: Xi Jinping to visit PH from November 20-21)

Ahead of Xi’s visit, which will be first in 13 years, Malacañang said there were plans for a framework agreement on joint exploration for oil and gas to be signed. (READ: Xi Jinping’s schedule of activities in PH)

Duterte had invited Xi to visit the Philippines during all of his 3 trips to China: in October 2016, May 2017, and this April.

Here is a running list of activities for Tuesday:

Makati Fire Station

  • 9 am – P1NAS leads the mobilization and march to the Chinese consulate. Other groups, such as Katribu Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas, will join.

Chinese Consulate, Makati City

  • 9 am – Bayan will lead other groups, like the Movement Against Tyranny, in staging protest action. 
  • 10 am – Pamalakaya fishers’ group, along with other patriotic sectors, will oppose the joint oil and gas exploration in the West Philippine Sea and other deals.

Welcome Rotunda, Quezon City

  • 10 am – Akbayan organizes protest action.

Luneta

  • 4 pm -Bayan organizes protest action.

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

 

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