Category: Democratic Space

Resistance, unity and hope: A look-back at the year 2018

Lets’ take a brief review of the events and actions that shaped the year 2018. It was undoubtedly a year of fierce resistance, unity and unshakeable hope. We pay tribute to all those who made sacrifices in defense of our rights and freedoms. We celebrate the big and small victories in our never-ending fight for change. We note the huge challenges we face under a regime of tyrany. We stand firm knowing that the people remain our source of hope and strength.

Democratic Space | From the Holy Week 2018 fearless Filipinos will arise to transform the country

Holy Week 2018 is a crucial opportunity for radical conversion. Jesus who has suffered so much for us, Filipinos, is inviting us participate in his crucifixion, death and resurrection so that without any fear and hesitation we participate in the transformation of the country. By FR. PETE MONTALLANA Bulatlat.com While waiting for my turn to…

Since the Duterte Administration took over, their supposed mission was to eradicate drugs including other serious problems of the Philippines like poverty. In the article of Almi Atienza, Germelina Lacorte, Kate Pedroso and Rafael Antonio entitled ‘Traffic, poverty must also be Duterte’s priorities’ published by Inquirer Mindanao last October 6, 2016, they stated that the…

Melissa Roxas, a US citizen survivor of abduction and torture Supports Burgos family and other families of desaparecidos

As a survivor of abduction by the Philippine military in 2009, my heart went out to the Burgos family after I heard the favourable news of the Philippine Court of Appeals ruling last week on the case of Jonas Burgos. After years of presenting the case before the Philippine Courts, the Court of Appeals has…