By RONALYN V. OLEA
Political prisoners from all over the country commemorated the International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners, December 3, by a simultaneous reading of a poem about the longing for freedom.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Soldiers of the 86th Infantry Battalion are being accused of killing two farmers in Echague Isabela. The soldiers are led by a Philippine Army Lt. Bernardino, a Sgt. Balansa, and soldiers Robert Bagni and Alfred Liclican On November 27, a fact-finding team went to Sitio Calabaggin, San…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Governments look at remittances as a tool for development and a means to repay global debt. They have actually put a positive spin on massive forced migration and commodification of workers. They have the gall to call it a ‘tool for development’ when it fact it results in the decimation and break-up of families, the exploitation of millions of workers and the uneven distribution of wealth and power in the world.” – Irene Fernandez, migrants’ rights activist
Benedictine nuns welcome victims of rights violations from Mindanao (Photo by Janess Ann J. Ellao / Bulatlat.com)