Arlene Brosas

Statement of GWP Rep. Arlene Brosas, one of the petitioners, on the SC ruling upholding martial law

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 17:30 -- gwp_prop

The Filipino women and the people face a dark era with the three branches of government throwing their support to the declaration of the Mindanao-wide martial law, which has only wrought destruction in Marawi and enabled worse military-sponsored rights violations across Mindanao.

With the SC backing of martial law, the military will be emboldened to carry out aerial strikes, indiscriminate firing and in using rape as a tool of war against civilians.

Gabriela urges Duterte to be true to his anti-US sentiment, end US-instigated terror, Martial Law

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 17:28 -- gwp_prop

On Philippine-US Friendship day, Gabriela Women's Partylist urged Duterte anew to pursue his independent foreign policy and sever one-sided ties with the US.

"President Duterte started his term lambasting US's intervention in our country. A year later we march asking for its fulfillment," said Gabriela Women's Partylist (GWP) Rep. Arlene Brosas.

GWP supported Duterte’s earlier pronouncement to abrogate all policies and agreements with the US. This includes EDCA, VFA, and Bayanihan exercises.

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