Day: March 14, 2014

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL MANILA – I was having lunch in a carinderia after covering an event when I saw this contest in a noontime show where contestants 45 years old and above were being asked to render songs from their era as well as today’s hits. After one contestant sang “Masdan mo…

Rebel’s kin slam military’s breach of humanitarian law

“If he died in an encounter, they would not hear anything from us. Our family would just claim his body. But when we learned that he was still alive when he was taken by the soldiers and the police and ended up dead while in their custody, we are determined to fight for justice.” ˆGene Campaner, brother of slain NPA guerrilla

Organization of victims finally meets with Social Welfare Sec. Soliman

“She [Social Welfare Sec. Dinky Soliman] is very patronizing. She showed no compassion – here there are typhoon victims who are crying because they are getting no help, but she is not bothered.” – Monique Wilson, director, One Billion Rising

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