“He stood for human rights, good governance, and national sovereignty.”
“I urge the lawyers here to continue genuinely fighting for the people. Ben would always say there is nothing wrong with organizing and there is nothing wrong in defending the oppressed.”
The landscape has changed. There is no restoring the landmarks of the bustling Marawi city center of old, its commercial area called Padian, and houses, mosques and schools. And for the people of MAA (most affected area) who fled the city in May 2017 leaving everything behind, 127,309 of them according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, there is no going back.
Daring enough to tackle the grim conditions of Filipino farmers, the production deserves attention and support especially this October, the Peasant Month.
The real underlying cause of deaths in epidemics is the dysfunctional health care system brought about by chronic socio-economic underdevelopment characteristic of a semi-feudal and semi-colonial society victimized by imperialism, not the loss of vaccine confidence due to the “Dengvaxia scare”.
“We hope our politicians learn their lessons and look closely at the plight of the poor. We are Filipinos.”
“Among those who should be investigated are those who freed convicted criminals, the ninja cops, those involved in pocketing public funds under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program of the National Task Force, and, most importantly, Duterte’s sell-out of the country’s sovereignty and patrimony.”
“One of the major themes [of ‘Katsuri’] that we’re trying to punch up is the importance of empathy and fighting for each other versus the individualistic nature of people when faced with trying realities.”
Corazon said she was subjected to almost 24 hours of interrogation and illegal detention before being transferred to the Santa Cruz Municipal Police Station.
“If hazing is happening in the Philippine Military Academy, how much more if ROTC is revived?”