By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Human rights advocates all over the world expressed dismay and outrage over January 9 reports that Saudi Arabia has beheaded Rizana Nafeek, the Sri Lankan domestic worker who was wrongly accused of killing a baby under her care in 2005. Nafeek’s case has been widely followed by…
Day: January 13, 2013
Kin of Filipinos killed in US oil rig explosion campaign against company
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
A class action suit filed by over 70 Filipino workers was initiated, even prior to the explosion, against the Grand Isle Shipyard for discrimination, labor trafficking, slavery and forced servitude, and fraud.
Aquino’s favorite whipping boys in 2012, government employees
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – During President Benigno “Noynoy” C. Aquino III’s 2012 State of the Nation Address, he announced, as good news, the Performance-based Incentive system for government employees. However, this bit of good news drove government employees to march out of their offices and call for its scrapping by late…