Philippines: Protesters call to 'Fight Tyranny' after plans to change constitution

Scores of protesters took to the streets of Manila on Saturday, to protest against what they say are President Rodrigo Duterte's repressive policies and his plans to change the constitution. Protesters with signs chanted slogans like 'Yes to Democracy, Fight Tyranny.' According to a protester, Duterte's plan to change the constitution «will affect our children.» «I hope that this will... Еще create what I call a critical mass, so that a little spark will really make a conflagration that will bring us to anew qualitative change in our life as people,» the protester said. Philippines President plans to change the constitution and shift the governing system from a unitary state under a presidential representative into a federal state, in what critics see as an effort to prolong his stay in power.

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