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30 Nov 2020

Author:
Samuel Medenilla, Business Mirror

Cebu police arrest 5 workers in Bonifacio Day protest rally

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30 November 2020

Police dispersed on Monday morning an indignation rally staged by Cebu workers to commemorate Bonifacio Day and denounce what they described as the government’s alleged red-tagging activities.

In a news statement, the Council of Global Unions (CGU) said five of their members were arrested when policemen reportedly broke up the gathering.

They were identified as Dennis Derige, Myra Opada, Joksan Branzuela, Jonel Labrador and Cristito Pangan, who helped organized the Bonifacio Day rallies in Cebu to raise the grievances of workers affected by the reported job displacement in the Mactan ecozone amid the pandemic...

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