Month: December 2018

Continuing Bonifacio’s legacy | Narratives of youth resistance

The two-hour play emphasized the historic role of the Kabataang Makabayan (KM) in continuing the unfinished Philippine revolution against foreign and feudal domination in the country. The lessons from the decades-long uprising waged by KM were creatively portrayed through the play. It laid down the different levels of contradictions faced by youth activists in their eagerness to offer their lives for the revolution.

Spotlight on political prisoners as Imelda Marcos remains scot-free

The spotlight shines ever more brightly on the plight of political prisoners in the Philippines as the Duterte administration remains adamant not to put behind bars Imelda Marcos, the other half of the conjugal dictatorship that ruled the country during the dark and turbulent years of the Marcos authoritarian rule who was recently found guilty over several counts of graft cases.

Ocampo et al released on bail, vow to file countercharges against perpetrators

“Make no mistake about it: while we welcome this victory, those responsible for these despicable acts cannot just rest yet because they will be surely held accountable.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo, ACT Rep. France Castro and 16 others who were released on bail vow to file…

Context of Talaingod incident | The decades-old struggle of Lumad in Pantaron Mountain Range for ancestral land, right to self-determination

In light of the recent events, Bulatlat compiled some of its stories on Pantaron Mountain Range to provide context why the government has been deploying battalions of soldiers in Mindanao and why Lumad schools are under attack.