Press Release 26 April 2010 Even behind bars, political prisoners from different parts of the country are expressing their solidarity with the continuing struggle of the 43 health workers for justice and respect for civil and political rights. Political prisoners from Compostela Valley, Cagayan de Oro, Tagum in Davao del Sur, Ozamis City, Oroquieta, Dipolog,…
Month: April 2010
Press Release 26 April 2010 Forget justice. Forget law. Forget democracy. Acting justice secretary Alberto Agra’s order to drop multiple murder charges against Zaldy and Akmad Ampatuan is proof that these principles do not, nay, have never existed under the Arroyo government, that this is governance not through the rule of law but through political…
Press Release 25 April 2010 The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) today expressed surprise at the statement attributed to Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairperson Atty. Leila de Lima that the New People’s Army (NPA) violated international humanitarian law (IHL) in the ambush it carried out against a team of the PNP Special…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Mary Alvarez, a typical urban poor woman and housewife, belongs to the 22.39 percent of Filipino women who make ends meet despite having no source of income.
By KRISTINE ABIGAIL LINGBAOAN and PAULINE GIDGET ESTELLA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Media groups, progressive organizations and relatives of the victims of Maguindanao massacre accused Justice Secretary Alberto Agra of arbitrarily dropping murder charges against two of the primary suspects as political payback to the Ampatuan clan for rigging the 2004 elections to favor President Gloria…
By RONALYN V. OLEA
With the denial by the court of the motion blocking the transfer of the Morong 43 to Camp Crame, the AFP and the PNP have no recourse but to comply. But they don’t.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“The Arroyo government fears the continued growth in membership and political influence of the progressive bloc in Congress,” Ocampo.
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