The Tumanduk are being forced to accept P50,000 per hectare for those holding a Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title, lesser amounts for those without title. These monies could not last long.
Month: July 2018
UP profs, students condemn arrest of campus journos in NutriAsia
By ARNETH ASIDDAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – The University of the Philippines (UP) community denounced the arrest of 19 NutriAsia workers, supporters and journalists covering the incident and demanded the immediate release of those detained. Meycauayan police and NutriAsia security guards started dispersing the NutriAsia workers and their supporters yesterday, July 30, during an ecumenical mass…
Police: 20th suspect arrested at NutriAsia dispersal had a gun, shabu
“He [Barana] was beaten up by cops to force him to pretend to be one of the workers. He was temporarily released and ordered to go with the arrested workers to make it appear like the workers were armed.”
Police claims NutriAsia protesters, journalists arrested had guns, drugs
When Jola Diones-Mamangun of Kodao Productions asked about the status of her colleagues from Altermidya, a policeman told her they recovered guns and shabu from the journalists.
19 arrested, scores wounded as cops, guards disperse NutriAsia picketline
“They kept on striking us, even as we raised our hands.” — NutriAsia worker
By DEE AYROSO
Former progressive solons decry political prosecution over revival of 12 year old case
“This attempt to curtail my liberty and stop me from my advocacies and social involvement is happening in the shadow of Duterte-Arroyo-Marcos alliance.”
Are you biased against activists?
When you see a rally, you assume it is a hakot crowd. Maybe you think rallies are similar to the assemblies organized by trapos during campaign sorties. But only politicians pay people to attend events and their own self-serving rallies. Unfortunately, too, there are educated people who insist that urban poor rallyists get paid for…
Theater of the Absurd
A television comedy director was supposed to direct it, and did hold at least one rehearsal over the weekend. But the directorial prowess of Joyce Bernal wasn’t in much evidence except in President Rodrigo Duterte’s subdued though less than forthright State of the Nation Address (SONA) this year. Together with the protest outside the House…
Fabricated charges against Duterte’s critics resurrected
“Serious doubt has been raised over the malicious statements of the witnesses, which were the sole basis of information about the murder charges.”
Return from the dead
By DEE AYROSO