“The victims live in constant fear for their lives, liberty and security. Adding insult to injury, even their families suffer the same. They deliberately singled out as the public is conditioned that they must have done something wrong to justify an extrajudicial punishment.”
Month: May 2021
“They told me we wouldn’t be released unless we admit to being rebels.” — Lumad teacher
Lunar eclipse as seen in Alfonso, Cavite around 7:20 p.m today, May 26, 2021. Photos by JM Abcede.
By DEE AYROSO
Who’s confused? | Students, teachers up in arms over government’s ‘no face-to-face classes’ scenario
“It is the youth that has been victimized from this failed flexible learning. Yet, they are being called ‘confused’ for the struggles they have to contend with.”
“We are more than just death statistics. We are your children, your siblings, your friends, your family. We are your fellow Filipinos, who deserve love, kindness, justice, and dignity.”
Junjie Bangkiao and Ebeng Mayor are but two of the too many Filipino LGBTQIA+ community members who have experienced hate crimes in the country.
“We won’t be fooled by the pretext that reopening our natural resources to large-scale mining would help revive the pandemic-battered economy as it would inflict serious damage than repair.”
Can SC magistrates ‘seek the right balance’? A second look at the highlights of the oral arguments on the PH terror law
Will it be enough to straighten out its vagueness and overbreadth, as argued by petitioners? Or should the high court’s magistrates strike it down due to vagueness and overbreadth that can bring more harm than the evils it promises to destroy?
By CARLO MANALANSAN