Poet and artist Angelo Suarez, a convenor of Train Riders Network (TREN) and an active #MRTbulokprotester(s), was arrested and detained last night by security guards of the MRT (Metro Rail Transit Line 3).
Month: August 2016
Rights groups on Duterte’s war on drugs: Stop the killings
“It is through upholding the rights of the people, especially social and economic rights, that the people can repudiate the use and trade of illegal drugs.”
GRP, NDFP reaffirm previous pacts, agree to hasten peace talks
With the kind of ambience on both sides, I don’t think there would be big obstacles. Parang maganda ‘yung usapan across the table,” Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza said.
As formal talks begin, over 500 political prisoners still detained
“This policy and practice of filing trumped-up criminal charges against social workers, religious, human rights advocates, leaders of people’s organizations and consultants to the peace process have to stop.”
GRP, NDFP panels look forward to ‘accelerated peace talks’
On Sunday afternoon, Oslo time, negotiating panels of both the GRP and the NDFP arrive at Scandic Holmenkollen Park in Oslo, Norway.
CASER | Peasant groups hope peace talks to result in new pact
“The resumption of the peace negotiations is in the best interest of farmers and the peasant masses.”
Sunrise at the bay
Photo by ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Dove at the peace talks
By DEE AYROSO
Workers present concrete measures to end contractualization
The KMU asked the government to infuse its anti-contractualization efforts with an aim of promoting regular employment.
By DEE AYROSO
For peace | GRP reciprocates, declares indefinite ceasefire
President Rodrigo Duterte has restored the effects of unilateral ceasefire with the CPP, NPA and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).