Month: April 2018

Aussie nun says advocacy consistent with her mission

“As a Christian, believing that our mission is to bring God’s Kingdom to the here and now, I couldn’t help but to get involved both with projects, such as training in organic farming, to uplift the livelihood of the farmers, but also to advocate with them for their rights to land, livelihood, peace, justice and security, all universal human rights which the church sees as integral to her mission. It seems this is what has brought me into conflict with the Philippine Government.”

Immigration’s intel division endorses Aussie nun’s deportation

Former Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano said the BI intelligence division’s recommendation is a violation of Fox’s rights as an advocate of agrarian reform, of human rights and of just and lasting peace. “Her advocacy is neither a terrorist or criminal act but pro-farmers, pro-people and humane.”

Revolutionary group marks its 45th year

As the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) celebrates its 45th founding anniversary today, April 24, members of different allied undergorund revolutionary organizations of the NDFP stage a lightning rally at the intersection of EDSA and Aurora Boulevard in Quezon City on April 23, Monday. They call for the Government of the Philippines to address the roots of the armed conflict on Feb. 23. The group also calling the government to returned on the Peace Talk.