This is the second time the GRP submitted to its counterpart a set of demands before a formal opening to a round of formal peace negotiations.
Month: May 2017
Peace spoilers and pushing the peace talks forward
“We must address the real roots of the armed fighting. And that would address the long-standing problems of Filipinos, ours and our Moro brothers, too.”
#CASERGoals | ‘Peace talks can change lives of poor Filipinos’
Independent think-tank Ibon Foundation launched a campaign on peace talks awareness.
Groups to Duterte: ‘Never again to martial law’
“We are all Filipinos…You do not have to be a Mindanaoan to make a stand on what is right.”
Hear Mary Jane Veloso’s testimony — NUPL to Court of Appeals
“The bottom line is this: how in heaven’s name can we get to hear the side of a compatriot who is behind bars and waiting on death row in a foreign land and who cannot come home for said purpose?”
Church groups launch campaign to free detained Aglipayan bishop
Bishop Carlo Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente remains committed to the church mission of working for the attainment of peace.
Never Again| It’s time to show that we are also serious
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective People were half expecting it, and we have always shouted “Never Again!” in response to these threats. And now, President Duterte has made good his threat of declaring martial law in Mindanao and hinted that he is willing to declare it nationwide. Since August 2016, or a little more than…
May 26 | Progressives set Black Friday protest vs martial law
Activists enjoin the public to make their dissenting voice heard outside the Palace gates in Mendiola tomorrow.
‘Philippine Army’s 4th IB kills civilian in Mindoro’ – rights group
Residents believe that the 4th IB of the Philippine Army is there to secure an incoming coal mining operation.
Progressive groups hit Duterte’s martial law declaration in Mindanao
“We fear for the effects of war on the civilian population.”
#NoToMartialLaw | Emergency action for peace, justice in Mindanao set today
All-out war attacks are taking its toll on the civilians and not on their targets.