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OFWs in London hold protest in front of PH embassy; calls for Pres Duterte’s resignation

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A group of overseas Filipino workers gathered in front of the Philippine Embassy in London, expressing their opposition against the controversial Anti-Terror Law and calling for the resignation of President Rodrigo Duterte.

The protest action was held on Sunday, July 26, a day before the president give his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa. It was led by Anakbayan Europe. 

In a series of photos shared by Facebook community page Altermidya-People’s Alternative Media Network, it wrote that the group of Filipinos opposed the Anti-Terror Law, which they said meant to prosecute government’s critics in the Philippines. 

They also condemned the government’s poor response to the Covid-19 situation in the Philippines. As of this writing, the country has more than 80,000 Covid-19 cases. 

According to the post, other progressive groups such as Gabriela UK and Migrante, as well as labor group United the Union UK and other London-based organizations, have also joined the protest. 

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com.

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