Morong 43 Release (Part 4) from Bulatlat on Vimeo. The women members of the Morong 43 hold a press conference in Quezon City, the Philippines, shortly after they were released from jail. In this video, the victims talked about their detention, their quest for justice and what lies ahead.
Morong 43 Release (Part 3) from Bulatlat on Vimeo. In this video clip, Adoracion Paulino pleads for her son Valentino, one of the five Morong 43 who were coerced by the Philippine military into testifying against his colleagues. Valentino is among the 10 Morong 43 who remains in the custody of the authorities.
Father and Son
A Most Welcome Change
By MARYA SALAMAT
The long-delayed substantial wage hike demanded by Filipino workers found no room this Christmas in the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, prices of food and transport continue to soar, and even the ILO reported that the Filipinos’ wages suffered one of the biggest cuts in Asia.
By MARYA SALAMAT
“The TRB cannot even tell us how the toll rates were computed. What was the basis for the computation of the toll rates? These questions must be answered first before they raise the toll fees,” said Northern Samar governor Paul Daza, co-convenor of the TUTOL-SLEX.
Morong 43 Release (Part 2) from Bulatlat on Vimeo.
Morong 43 Release (Part 1) from Bulatlat on Vimeo.
By LYN V. RAMO
During the press conference, the women thanked their supporters and the mass movement for their freedom. The questions from the journalists present ranged from what one supported described as inane (“Are you still mad at the military?”) to the curious (“What was it like being imprisoned for 10 months?”)
Press Statement December 18, 2010 By PROF. JOSE MARIA SISON Chief Political Consultant NDFP Negotiating Panel I wish to salute the Morong 43 health workers for their perseverance in fighting for their rights and for a just cause. I congratulate them for their successful struggle and release. I am confident that their unjust imprisonment has…