Pabillo, bishop-adviser of Layko, urged ralliers
to lobby in Congress against the death penalty and a measure to lower the age of criminal liability to nine so as to send kids to adult prisons, not juvenile reformatories.
shells in an area occupied by the ralliers
and a deformed .38-cal.
He added that the ralliers
threw paint and other projectiles at them, resulting in 12 of his men getting hurt.
"Our goal is to secure everybody, the public and the ralliers
," the police official said.
carried signs such as "GMO = Cancer", "Pure Food, Healthy Kids", and "Obama, Stop GMO!"
Also in the same communique, the ralliers
felicitated the Iraqi nation on their resistance against occupiers and the start of the pullout of the occupying troops from their country, and said they believe that the US withdrawal served as a prelude to the start of the reign of "religious populism" over Iraq.
Some of the ralliers
came from as far away as San Diego, a two-hour drive from LA.
In Varna, ralliers
have assembled on the 29th day of protests against economic stagnation in Bulgaria, and this time over blocked all exits from Varna's railway station.
also cautioned the regional nations "to be vigilant against the plots hatched by the arrogant powers to interfere in these countries".
MANILA -- At least eight protesters were arrested after they destroyed the metal dividers in a portion of Commonwealth Avenue where ralliers
converge a few hours before President Benigno Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA), police said.
No injuries are reported, a day after protests Tuesday turned violent, with police clashing with ralliers
and arresting some.
Congratulations on Your Martyrdom" were among the slogans chanted by the ralliers