By DEE AYROSO
Month: October 2017
This harvest season, the farmers of Baloc, Sto. Domingo reaped the fruit of their struggle for land.
The formation of the Metro Manila chapter of the group Rise Up marks the growing number of families of EJK victims who are taking a stand against impunity and fear.
By RENAN ORTIZ
“We urgently appeal to the public in condemning the harassment of State security forces to the people, to communities and people’s organisations.”
For ten days (Oct. 16-25) peasants from Mindanao, Visayas, and Luzon motored, sailed, and trekked to the National Capital Region in what they called “Pambansang Lakbayan ng Magsasaka para sa Lupa at Laban sa Pasismo.” Having camped outside the gate of the Department of Agrarian Reform (as they had annually done for many years), they…
After saying that he still “has to talk to the NPA (New People’s Army),” by which statement he meant that the Government of the Philippines will have to resume peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he’s not yet ready to do so. His latest statements…
“People are asking the demolition team to show documents authorizing the demolition but they could not show anything. They just said it was Mayor Robert Eusebio’s orders, and they did not need to show papers.”
Julito Otacan’s work is crucial for the project to take hold and help the lives of the Lumad communities
“The US government and Duterte’s incessant accusation against the Moro people as harboring terrorists gave a go-signal for the military and the police to openly attack Moro civilians and communities.”
Edwin Pura, 49, was shot dead early morning Oct. 25 by two suspected military men in Gubat, Sorsogon.