“The current news splash about the fake Inopacan murder charge is intended by the Duterte regime to draw away public attention from the scandalous release of 2,000 criminals convicted of drug trading, murder, rape and other heinous crimes,” Sison said.
Month: September 2019
Activism and brainwashing: Lessons from Paulo Freire
When individuals begin to realize their oppression, they are motivated to act. And when they begin to use the language that is relevant to their lives, it gives them the power to dare and act decisively.
By DEE AYROSO
Multi-awarded, progressive playwright, director Bonifacio Ilagan is this year’s Gawad Plaridel
“For his 43 years of steadfast and outstanding recognitions, Ilagan has practiced critical, socially responsible, and morally upright service.”
Court junks murder charges vs rights worker
Political prisoner Rachel Mariano freed after charges against her were dismissed by the court.
By DEE AYROSO
Bulacan jail bars doc of 2 political prisoners
Dr. Geneve Reyes was denied entry to the Bulacan Provincial Jail even after presenting her identification card from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and invoking the provisions stipulated in the Republic Act No. 7438 or the Rights of Persons Arrested, Detained, or Under Custodial Investigation.
Ang lumbay ng mga Lumad
Kung magiging katulad na ng iba pang mga taga-patag na Kristiyano ang mga katutubo sanhi ng ‘pag-unlad’ o ‘development’ na ipinapahayag ng mga nasa pamahalaan, ano na ang mangyayari sa katutubong kultura, paniniwala, kalinangan, wika, at pamamaraan ng pamumuhay ng mga lumad, ng mga Moro, ng mga taga-Kordilyera at ng mga Mangyan? Ano ang pag-unlad kung mabubura naman ang kanilang lipunan dahil lalamunin lamang ito ng mga kalinangang kanluranin?
The anatomy of a strike
In an increasingly impersonal world dominated by capital and profit margins, strikes shatter that illusion and remind us of the fundamental relations between people and things. Strikes are the tears shed at the sound of workers gaining their rights. They are the words “Lumalaban pa rin” said with the purest conviction, by workers who live, breathe, and have families to feed.
NUJP urges state forces to give protection to red-tagged journos
“The government’s view is: if you don’t want to be red-tagged then you need to condemn certain parties, which isn’t what a journalist does.”
Making activists of them all
Instead of the extrajudicial killings and human rights violations that have surged in unprecedented numbers during their troubling watch, the minions of the Duterte regime are condemning activism as if it were a heinous crime whose perpetrators deserve the death penalty they so eagerly want to restore. They’re not explicitly saying it, but anyone with…