Month: March 2014

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The festering, worsening economic and social crisis has not only resulted in widespread poverty and hunger, worsening social inequities and injustices, but also an alarming increase in cases of violence against women and children. A recent survey involving 42,000 women in all 28 European Union countries revealed the harrowing situation…

6 killings in 6 weeks | Group to report human rights situation in PH at UN

“The human rights situation under the Aquino administration is as worrisome as the situation during the Macapagal-Arroyo administration. Perpetrators from state security forces are not being held accountable for their crimes, and much worse, they get juicy promotions, thereby keeping and perpetuating themselves in power.” – Ecumenical Voice

Charter Change to pave the way for ‘ocean grab’ – fisherfolk group

“The decision of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments to amend the 1987 Constitution will entice fishing investors abroad to embark on monopoly fishing expeditions inside the country’s territorial waters to fish for high value sea-based products such as tuna and other high priced aquamarine products.” – Pamalakaya