MANILA — On Feb. 14, youth and students together with media practitioners trooped to the College of Mass Communication in University of the Philippines in Diliman denouncing the recent attack against press freedom. This is after the arrest of Rappler chief executive officer, Maria Ressa on Wednesday, Feb, 13. She was arrested by members of…
Day: February 14, 2019
FIRST PERSON | Thoughts on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and One Billion Rising
I am grateful to my wife for standing by me despite my frailties as a person, husband and father. She carries the responsibility of providing the family financially when I continued my full-time work as activist.
Journos raise alarm over anonymous drug lists
The statement, issued by the Negros Press Club and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines – Bacolod Chapter demanded that “authorities – both law enforcement and the civil government – uphold the rule of law and ensure the safety of all citizens, especially the innocent” by investigating and prosecuting those responsible for creating and spreading the lists.
Why the rush? | Family of peace advocate Casambre asks CIDG on premature fly-out to Davao
“We wonder what the rush is all about. Of course they may cite court orders and logistics. But really, whisking away from lawyers, friends and kin a sick, frail and gentle though firm old man of peace like that to a far-flung place where they allege him to have murdered and attempted to kill government soldiers?”
This Week on People’s History: Establishment of La Solidaridad
In This Week on People’s History, Bulatlat remembers the publishing of the first issue of La Solidaridad, the official publication of the Propaganda Movement. Today, alternative media outfits continue the tradition of reporting the plight of the marginalized.
Measles Epidemic: The Real Cause of Deaths
The concomitant and worsening assaults (including extrajudicial killings) on fundamental human rights have subjected marginalized people to extreme physical, biological, psychological and social stress and have repeatedly been forced to be displaced from their land, homes, crops and other means of survival. Under these circumstances, infectious disease epidemics, like measles, and other serious health problems are bound to arise and worsen.
QUESTION EVERYTHING | Ang problema kay Jose Maria Sison
Introduksiyon sa aklat na ‘Strengthen the People’s Struggle against Imperialism and Reaction’ na binasa noong Pebrero 8, 2019, UP Diliman, Solair Ang problema kay Jose Maria Sison ay naglatag siya ng mataas na pamantayan kung paano suriin ang pulitikal na kalagayan ng bansa. Pagkatapos mo siyang basahin, tatatak sa iyo ang kanyang kumprehensibo at matalas…
How Myanmar indigenous peoples defend their rights over natural resources
The peace park is an expression and integration of Karen people’s right to self-determination, natural resource management, environmental protection, and good governance.