HomeFeaturesPhotos: ‘Heroes’ stage protest on ‘National Heroes’ Day’

Photos: ‘Heroes’ stage protest on ‘National Heroes’ Day’

Philippine health workers stage mass walkouts on “National Heroes’ Day” even as President Duterte lauded them for their sacrifice

Health workers in the Philippines staged mass walkouts on August 30, “National Heroes’ Day,” to call on the government to release the benefits promised them for battling the COVID-19 pandemic in the frontlines.

President Rodrigo Duterte, meanwhile, lauded “our modern day heroes, our medical frontliners and all essential workers who sacrifice their lives, comfort and security to serve our fellow Filipinos.” (Photos by Jire Carreon)

- Newsletter -

© Copyright LiCAS.news. All rights reserved. Republication of this article without express permission from LiCAS.news is strictly prohibited. For republication rights, please contact us at: [email protected]

Support LiCAS.news

We work tirelessly each day to tell the stories of those living on the fringe of society in Asia and how the Church in all its forms - be it lay, religious or priests - carries out its mission to support those in need, the neglected and the voiceless.
We need your help to continue our work each day. Make a difference and donate today.