In a September 24, 2020 article published by Aksyon Radyo Bacolod, it was reported that several vendors from the Libertad Market are planning to skip the mandatory swab testing being implemented by the government. Several individuals have raised concerns about the possibility of testing positive and being prevented from earning income for their families.
The article attached below is written in Hiligaynon.
Editor’s Note: Does the government have jurisdiction over the bodies of its citizens? First we lost our freedom of movement, now we are losing our our right to self-govern. In the face of the reality that SARS-CoV-2 is not a killer virus, why are governments taking away sovereignty? Is this still a health concern, or is it an issue of control?
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