Month: March 2012

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Lawyers of health workers who filed a damage suit against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several military and police officials lambasted the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) for withholding information about the respondents. The P15-million ($365 thousand) damage suit was filed, on…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Twenty-six years after the ouster of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos, will the victims of martial law finally receive their long overdue indemnification? House Bill 5990 or An Act Providing Compensation to Victims of Human Rights Violations during the Marcos Regime was approved this week on third…

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Members of the church celebrated the feast of St. Joseph the Worker last week in a conference with various workers’ groups in the National Capital Region. According to its conveners, this regional conference is a fruit of the first national conference of the Church-People Workers Solidarity (CWS) held last…