“There were times when she thought of taking a break, but in the end, her heart stays with the masses that she serves.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – School activities and birthdays are important activities that any parent will surely not miss, but 42-year old mother Jackie Valencia usually misses these moments…
Month: December 2019
CPP orders Xmas truce, Panelo says Malacañan to follow suit
In its order, the CPP asked all commands and units of the New People’s Army (NPA) and people’s militias to implement a nationwide ceasefire that will take effect from December 23 to January 7. By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions SAN VICENTE, Palawan–The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) declared a unilateral ceasefire Sunday, December…
GRP, NDFP proposed reciprocal unilateral ceasefires over the holidays
A joint statement sent to Kodao by NDFP chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison says the proposed ceasefire declarations, if approved by NDFP Chairperson Mariano Orosa and GRP President Rodrigo Duterte, would be effective from midnight of December 23 to January 7. By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions SAN VICENTE, Palawan–National Democratic Front of the…
Choosing the right path
“You have to connect yourself with the people, and the people’s movements. You can’t just fight for the people, you have to fight with them as well.” By JUSTIN UMALI Bulatlat.com MANILA — On International Human Rights Day, Cristina Palabay, secretary general of human rights alliance Karapatan, received a call from an unidentified caller. “He…
By POM CAHILOG-VILLANUEVA
Police has not returned #Fightfor58 mural
The mural was instantly taken by the police when the members of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) and Altermidya – People’s Alternative Media Network had just unloaded it from the vehicle. There was no explanation whatsoever as to why the mural was confiscated. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA –…
What about the 58th victim?
“I need justice for my dad. ‘Pag di kumpleto numero, ‘di kumpleto hustisya.”
Families of victims welcome conviction of Ampatuans
“This serves as a crack to the impunity in the killings of journalists.”
Court finds Andal Ampatuan et al. guilty
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) welcomed the decision as initial victory in the long quest for justice.
Kin of victims demand conviction of Ampatuans
“Our primary demand is the conviction of the Ampatuans. We hope all those involved in the killing of our loved ones would be declared guilty.”
Bulatlat is publishing a series of reports, featuring human rights defenders under siege.