For weeks before the shooting, elements of the 54th IB frequented Lee’s residence as well as the offices of IPM and Justice and Peace Advocates of Ifugao, of which Lee is also a member.
Kalinga tribes continue to defend their ancestral lands from threats of destructive projects.
As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. brings his vice-presidential campaign to Baguio City, the Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang (Carmma) reminded the people of the North to never forget martial law, and to say No to Bongbong Marcos. Political prisoners during martial law and members of progressive people’s organisations hang streamers on…
“The recent slapping of trumped-up charges of kidnapping and homicide against us 69 individuals bares the despotic and authoritarian nature of this regime.”
“The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ only reputation is their propensity to violate human rights and terrorize the Filipino people.”
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET — The Benguet Federation of Small-scale Miners, Inc (BFSSMI) filed a complaint against Environment Secretary Ramon Paje for allegedly exceeding his authority on issuing the revised implementing rules and regulations (RIRR) for the People’s Small-scale Mining Act, saying these run counter to the law…
“We are not criminals! We are humans and we have the right to livelihood!”
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Cut flower growers of Alno village in this capital town sought the intervention of the town council to curb the abusive extortion practice of some traffic enforcers along the national highways. Officers and members of the Alno Cut Flower Growers Association who were at the La Trinindad…
The expansion of the giant mall is detrimental not just to the environment but to local businesses as well.
Environmental advocates vowed to continue their legal battle and protest actions against SM’s cutting of trees.
“Instead of protecting the indigenous peoples, the NCIP served as a bridge for the entry of destructive projects.”