A new era in Philippine football has dawned and I was there to witness it.
Day: February 14, 2011
Among the Azkals, Proudly
My sister and I usually go to the public market at least twice a month to buy vegetables and fish. While I knew that prices of goods have increased, I did not realize how steep the increases had been.
On Valentine’s Day, various progressive groups led by the Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda), an organization for former political prisoners, marched from Bustillos Church to Don Chino Roces Bridge (formerly Mendiola Bridge) in Manila, demanding for the unconditional release of the 344 political prisoners in 67 jails and detention centers nationwide. The demand also came on the eve of the resumption of the GPH-NDFP formal peace negotiations, wherein among those still in detention are 14 consultants of the NDFP.(Photos by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-NCR / bulatlat.com)
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
They met at a time when the Philippines was awakening to a revolution that sought to empower the poor against their exploiters. He was a priest, she was a nun, and the time was 1971, a year before the dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos declared martial law.
As the GRP-NDF Peace Talks Resume-Human Rights Lawyers Support Calls for Release of All Political Prisoners (PR)
NEWS RELEASE February 14, 2011 In the light of the impending resumption of formal peace talks between the Government o the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) in Norway, the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL), a bar association of human rights lawyers in the Philippines, strongly supports the calls…
On the Resumption of the GPH-NDFP Formal Peacetalks: SELDA Calls for Release of All Political Prisoners (PR)
NEWS RELEASE February 14, 2011 On the eve of the resumption of the formal peacetalks of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, the Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto, the organization for former political prisoners, today called for the unconditional release of…