“It is an insult to the intelligence and independence of the presiding Judge, and the entire judicial system for that matter.”
Honoring women human rights defenders
November 29 is international women human rights defenders’ day. In the Philippines, several women human rights defenders are being attacked for defending and promoting human rights.
TEKA SANDALI | Bakit wala pa ring cabinet secretary ang DOH at DA?
It has been nearly five months since Marcos Jr. was inaugurated as president but the Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture have yet to have full-time secretaries.
TEKA SANDALI | Sim Card Registration Law, naipasa na
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signed the SIM Card Registration Act (SCRA) as his first law, mandating the public to register their SIM with their telco companies to allegedly fight text scams. However, IT experts and progressives decry the impending privacy risks, logistical difficulties, and financial costs to marginalized groups.
STATEMENT | Bulatlat calls on SMNI to stop red-tagging
For nearly two decades, Len has been part of Bulatlat from her days as a contributor to becoming the managing editor of one of the country’s longest-running online news. She is a champion of human rights reporting, media workers’ welfare, and journalists’ safety.
TEKA SANDALI | Nasaan na ang pangakong allowance para sa health workers?
The Filipino nurses continue to call for the release of the remaining allowances, salary hikes for health workers, and the priority of the health sector under Marcos Jr.’s administration. This was after their initial victory of the promised COVID-19 health allowances approved by the Department of Budget and Management.
Campaign Finance Audit 2022 | Marcos return to Malacañang funded by donors linked to father’s ‘cronies’, gov’t contractors
Partido Federal ng Pilipinas footed 40% of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s campaign bill through party treasurer Antonio Ernesto “Anton” Floirendo Lagdameo Jr., grandson of his father’s close business associate. The remaining cost was covered by today’s opulent names in real estate, retail, construction, and shipping industries.
DATA: Marcos gets biggest donation among presidential candidates
A total of 67 donors contributed P624.7 million to help Ferdinand Marcos Jr. win the presidency, based on his own declarations to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
DATA: Who donated to Bongbong Marcos?
PCIJ researched each of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s donors to track relevant family, political and business ties. We found that relatives of his father’s known supporters, tycoons and donors who own companies that are barred from making political contributions bankrolled his presidential bid in the May 2022 elections.
Ayta Hung-ey community fights for their very survival
These three short documentaries show how the New Clark City, touted as the first green city in the country, has wreaked havoc on the livelihood of Ayta Hung-ey and on the environment. Their collective rights, particularly the right to their ancestral domain, have been deliberately violated.
Amid persistent red-tagging, Kabataan Partylist remains resolute to serve the youth and the people
The Kabataan Partylist, being one of the partylists under the Makabayan coalition is consistently being redtagged. The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict has even filed a petition to cancel its registration as well as the Gabriela Women’s Party before the Commission on Elections. But they did not back down.