By BEVERLY BELL and TORY FIELD Truthout International Posted by Bulatlat.com “I’m struggling to end slavery because I know how I suffered,” said Helia Lajeunesse, a former restavèk, child slave, who is now a children’s rights advocate. Today, there are an estimated 27 million slaves in the world, according to the research of Kevin Bales…
Day: July 3, 2010
Coffee and Soda
She Just Couldn’t Wait
Despedida for Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
News in Pictures: Groups Stage Torch March to Demand Justice for Cardeño; Court of Appeals Hears Petition for Writ of Amparo
Various progressive groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan on Friday staged a torch march in Davao City to demand justice for Gregan Cardeño, a Filipino interpreter who was found dead inside US troops’ barracks in Marawi City. The group also demanded for the immediate pull-out of the US troops in the country.