By DEE AYROSO
Month: June 2021
Rights group urges military to surface missing activist
Contrary to the news reports that there are only three casualties, investigation by the group revealed that there were actually four. The fourth turned out to be Cometa, who, according to the witnesses, was wounded.
‘Economic Chacha will leave more farmers landless’
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Filipino farmers are worried as lawmakers approved on third reading the proposal to amend the Philippine Constitution, dubbed as the “economic Cha-cha” bill, allowing full foreign ownership of land and of the country’s resources. Proponents of the Resolution of Both Houses No. 2, which was adopted on its third…
‘Kill-kill-kill mindset’ caused police officer to kill grandmother, rights groups say
“How many more should die, before it is acknowledged that the system that drives State security forces to kill civilians needs to be changed?” By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions Human rights groups expressed alarm at the spate of killings of civilians by police officers, with Karapatan calling for a system change within State security…
Groups decry ‘shameless, stomach-churning’ politicking while poor still get no aid
With the proposed aid for displaced workers and poor families still far from getting the presidential nod, allies of the administration in the Lower House have been pushing to open up the country’s resources to the plunder of big, foreign powers and to perpetuate Duterte’s rule.
NDFP calls on military to release 4-year-old son of political prisoner
“The soldiers forcibly grabbed MJ who was crying and resisting all the while. His foster parents were held at gunpoint while they were wrestling with the soldiers to get the child back. The soldiers forced the boy into the SUV, and the foster parents were almost run over by the SUV as it sped away with the boy.”
Concha Araneta Bocala of Panay, a poem
catching fireflies, gathering stardusts / washing own’s wings on cool moonrains / leading the cell to win the/ Revolution.