Month: June 2009

Press Statement – June 3, 2009 Reference: Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Javier Colmenares, 0917.8350459 Temporary Office: BESIDE Room 416, Ramon V. Mitra Bldg., House of Representatives, Quezon City Con Ass Resolution allows GMA to stay in power beyond 2010 Last night’s railroading of House Resolution 1109 upon Palace orders after the Lakas-Kampi merger, is added…

NEWS RELEASE June 3, 2009 Immediate fire vs Cha-cha set in Mendiola tomorrow Anakpawis party-list Representative Rafael Mariano today called on the Filipino people to express outrage and join the peasant led protest action against President Macapagal-Arroyo – instigated constituent assembly tomorrow at Mendiola Bridge. “Tomorrow’s protest action at Mendiola will be the peasantry’s immediate…

Press Release from Joey de Venecia June 2, 2009 A scandalous regime This week marks the 4th anniversary of the Hello Garci scandal and it is sad to note that the parties involved in the apparent cheating before, during and after the 2004 presidential elections have seemingly gotten away with their crimes against the Filipino…


“I thought I was going to die there and then,” Melissa Roxas says. “They held my feet and my hands down and doubled-up plastic bags were pulled down on my head and face and closed on my neck and I started to suffocate and I could not breathe anymore and I was seeing white and thinking I was going to die.” | JOHN EDWARD JANDOC, MELISSA’S COMPANION, REMAINS MISSING

By GLAIZA MAY G. MUZONES Bulatlat MANILA — Students from various schools and universities greeted the opening of classes today, June 1, with a protest rally against soaring tuition and school fees. The protesters, alarmed by the continuing increase of dropout rates amid the economic crisis, called on the Arroyo administration to address problems in…