“The Leyte case has set the bar so low yet it has become the golden standard for manufactured cases of political persecution.”
Month: February 2019
‘Extension of martial law legitimizes Duterte’s reign’ – CPP
“We should all unite to call for lifting of martial law.”
Illustration by DEE AYROSO
Teknolohiya at seguridad sa ating online na buhay
Salamat sa bagong teknolohiya, hindi na tayo nakatali sa telepono o liham sa pakikipag-usap sa mga tao. Masasabi pa ngang mas mura na ang halaga ang komunikasyon lalo na para sa mga taong nasa ibang bansa. Pero paano na lang ang seguridad bunga ng bagong teknolohiya?
OBR 2019 | Why Filipinos are rising to end gender-based violence?
Participants of the One Billion Rising share why they join the campaign to end gender-based violence.
By DEE AYROSO
Kin insulted by gov’t move to delist enforced disappearances cases from UN records
“You took Jonas away from us. Now, you want the history of Jonas’ own abduction and disappearance erased from history. Stop abducting your own citizens. The ones who should be made to pay for the violations are the very criminals within your ranks.”
Farmers slam Duterte for ‘sealing death of PH rice industry’ with tariffication law
“It’s the beginning of the end of the local rice industry. Even with the rice industry enhancement fund, the local rice industry do not stand a chance with massive rice imports.”
Newly-weds join One Billion Rising
A newly-married couple joined the One Billion Rising yesterday, Feb. 16, at the Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila.
Kabataan, mga binhing sumisibol
By KENNETH CADIANG
On July 23, 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order No. 2 mandating public access to information held by the agencies and offices of the executive branch. The nongovernmental organizations that had been campaigning for a freedom of information (FOI) act for decades welcomed it with cautious optimism. The Executive Order (EO) encouraged the legislature…