“What was restored 30 years ago and continues to this day are only the trappings of elite democracy – periodic elections, Congress and a Constitution that guarantees civil liberties. The people demand more than that. They demand genuine freedom and democracy that goes beyond the mere holding of elections.”
Month: February 2016
Why did not the administrations after Marcos ensure an accurate account of the Marcos dictatorship in history books ?
“We, Bangsamoros, cannot forgive because those responsible for Martial Law have never been brought to justice.”
MANILA — Students and progressive youth groups protesting the incessant college tuition hikes staged a nationwide walkout protest against tuition and other school fees increases on Wednesday, Feb. 24. In Metro Manila, students from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, University of the Philippines (UP) Manila and Diliman, University of Santo Tomas (UST), joined the…
A parent of a Manila Science High School student pours her heart out in a protest action against the K to 12 program in front of Supreme Court, Feb 22.
“Assessing the evidence on record, as well as the current state of GMO research worldwide, the court finds all the three conditions present in this case — uncertainty, the possibility of irrevocable harm and the possibility of serious harm.” – Supreme Court
Progressive groups condemned the torching of the Lumad evacuation center in Davao City.
By PEOPLE’S LENS
The Revised Penal Code provides that a quit claim will not affect the criminal liability of the respondents.
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