THE DAY IN PHOTOS: December 10, 2019


Posted at Dec 11 2019 01:07 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Call to respect human rights

Protesters march around a burning effigy of President Duterte as they mark International Human Rights Day during a rally near Malacañang palace in Manila on Tuesday. The protesters reiterated their call to the government to end alleged extra-judicial killings and respect human rights. Gerard Carreon, AP

Bono launches blood-by-drone initiative in Manila

Bono, the frontman of Irish rock band U2, speaks to the media during a press conference at the Philippine Red Cross headquarters in Mandaluyong on Tuesday. Bono led the announcement of the blood-by-drone initiative between humanitarian organization Philippine Red Cross and California-based automated logistics company Zipline. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

PH wins third esports gold

Caviar "Enderr" Acampado competes during a Starcraft 2 esports match in San Juan City on Tuesday. Acampado dominated the match, winning the country’s third gold in esports. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

‘Activists not terrorists’

Members of progressive groups hold a protest calling for the release of imprisoned activists in front of the Manila Police headquarters on Tuesday. The group questioned the arrest of Ram Carlo Bautista, Bayan Manila campaign director; Alma Moran, Manila Workers Unity secretariat member; and Ina Nacino, of Kadamay, based on alleged trumped-up charges filed by the Philippine National Police's Criminal Investigation and Detection Group. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Cray finishes on top

The Philippines' Eric Cray competes in the 400-meter hurdles in the Southeast Asian Games at New Clark City's Athletics Stadium in Capas town, Tarlac on Tuesday. He finally won gold, redeeming himself from a false start that cost him a medal in the 100 meters. Czar Dancel, ABS-CBN News

Southeast Asia’s strongest

The Philippines' Aries Toledo celebrates after winning the men's decathlon in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at New Clark City in Capas town, Tarlac on Tuesday. Toledo's victory in the 10-event discipline earned him the region's "strongest man" tag. Czar Dancel, ABS-CBN News

That golden feeling

The Philippine women's basketball team celebrates its gold-medal win in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at Mall of Asia Arena on December 10, 2019. The Gilas Women made history by winning the Games title for the first time after they beat Thailand 91-71. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Double gold in basketball

The Philippine men and women's basketball teams pose for a picture together after both winning gold at the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the MOA Arena in Pasay City on December 10, 2019. Both teams defeated their Thai opponents for rare double gold in both men and women's basketball in the biennial meet. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News