Bumaba na po kayo. Magresign na po kayo. Yun ang gusto namin.”
Day: March 17, 2015
20 years after Flor Contemplacion, Filipino migrants suffer same exploitative conditions
“Junk the labor export policy. Noynoy, resign.You should leave now. This is what I want and what everyone wants.”- Nora Aunor
NPA launches attacks in support of Moro struggle
“This is in response to the call of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines to extend support to the Moro people who are now being victimized by the Philippine Armed Forces’ vicious all-out war.”
Flor@20| DFA logo defaced
Relatives of overseas Filipino workers and members of the progressive group Migrante International defaced the logo of the Department of Foreign Affairs in a protest action on Mar. 16 as they commemorate the 20th year since the execution of Flor Contemplacion. Contemplacion was a domestic worker in who was falsely accused, detained and sentenced to…
Attacks on lawyers: A threat to democracy
There have been 36 law practitioners killed in less than five years under President Aquino.
CA issues writs of protection to Cordillera human rights lawyer
Human rights lawyer Maria Catherine Salucon says the granting of the writs of Amparo and Habeas data may be a “landmark decision” but it does not mean that she would let her guard down.
Healing the Hurt project launched to promote rights of indigenous peoples
A European Union-funded project helps strengthen the indigenous peoples unity to fight for their social, economic and political rights.
Pagkain nga kung bulok ay tinatapon din… Sistema pa kayang inaamag na sa dilim? Pambihira nga naman ang lipunan natin; Pati kaning baboy ay titiisin, ‘wag lang sikmurain… Talamak na ngang talaga ang gutom sa ating bayan… Kung kaya’t pati tira-tira, pinapatos na ng mamamayan; Sistema, opisyal, pamahalaan—tila ba wala nang pamimilian… Ni hindi na…