“The government prioritizes private business ventures instead of appropriating lands for affordable housing projects.”
Day: May 26, 2015
Filipina sentenced to death in UAE
Barely a month since the stay of execution of Mary Jane Veloso, Jennifer Dalquez from General Santos City was sentenced to death for killing her employer who tried to rape her.
Within sight | Account of an indigenous rights advocate
By GLADES JANE MAGLUNSOD Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY — The recognition rites is a very important event for every parent, teacher, and student. It is like a license for one to move on to the next level. The eighth Moving Up Recognition Rites of the MIFSI Academy was recently held in Davao City to recognize Ata…
Review: “Fighting Back: In and Out of the Courts”
“Fighting Back: In and out of the Courts” illustrates not only how the template of rights has been used to analyze the conflicts that the NUPL’s clients face but also how this template has been expanded to new breadth to reach new horizons.
Review: “Against The Tide” by the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers
While we all fight for victory, the odds of it are not the only things that should determine whether we push or abandon struggle. Because, sometimes, the only thing that matters is doing the right thing, for the right reason, despite the odds. Your two books are all about doing the right things despite the odds. That is a lesson for everyone, not just for starting lawyers.
‘Recruiters took advantage of Mary Jane’ – Veloso family
“Mary Jane is not the hard-headed person that Sergio wants to portray. She is easily frightened, has poor sense of direction and would cry easily especially about things that she is not familiar with.”
‘We will not let Mary Jane become another Flor’
“In the case of Flor Contemplacion, we only had eight days from the time we knew about the case. In the case of Mary Jane, we had three weeks.”
Kahit di man umulan ngayon, Kulimlim ang lumatag Na mga balita, Isang ina na inakay sa Isla ng kamatayan sa salang wala siyang muwang, Ang nagbilin sa mga anak Na huwag siyang kalilimutan, Habang ang pinuno ng kanyang bayan ay nagkibit-balikat lamang. At yanig din ang mundo sa Di mabilang na Mamamayang inilibing ng Nagngalit…