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For the militant cause-oriented movement, 2004 is not just an election year; it is also a year of “firsts” related to its entry into the electoral struggle. It will be fielding up to 20 nominees from Bayan Muna and five other new Party-list groups for House seats. By Alexander Martin Remollino Bulatlat.com For the militant…

On International Human Rights Day, it is fitting to remember the late Filipino writer and revolutionary Emmanuel Agapito “Eman” Lacaba. He was born on the very day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN General Assembly. He lost his life at the height of martial law–a victim of a human rights violation.

“Mrs. President, we want to go back to our homes so that we can study well and support you. We have suffered enough.” This is just one of the messages scribbled in home-made cards that Mindanao’s child evacuees hope would get the attention of the new administration. By JOWEL F. CANUDAY Bulatlat.com PARANG, Maguindanao– If…

Cordillera-based organizations denounced the agreements on anti-terrorism and agriculture made at the 12th ASEAN Summit in Cebu. BY PAM ANICETO AND KIM QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Reposted by Bulatlat BAGUIO CITY (246 kms from Manila) – Cordillera-based organizations last week denounced the agreements on anti-terrorism and agriculture made at the 12th ASEAN Summit in Cebu. Cordillera…

The presence of a socialist country in East Asia has been a threat to U.S. economic hegemony in the region although it has also served as a magnet that would justify U.S. military supremacy in the guise of “preserving democracy and free market.” By BOBBY TUAZON Bulatlat A peninsula in East Asia, the Korean Peninsula…