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Members of the Anakpawis party-list group trooped to the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46 on Friday to demand a favorable ruling on a legal case they filed last March 30. They filed a Mandamus and Prohibition with application for Temporary Restraining Order and/or Preliminary Injunction in line with the alleged irregularities and anomalous transactions…

On June 18, Kabataan Kontra Cha-Cha!, a national youth movement against moves by the Arroyo government to change the Philippine Constitution, was launched through the initiative of League of Filipino Students (LFS). “If the Arroyo regime continues to force Charter Change despite snowballing opposition across all sectors, the prospects of escalating student protests around Malacanang…

Fellow farmers and supporters pay tribute to slain peasant leader Ka Fermin Lorico as he was brought to his final resting place in Bayawan City, Oriental Negros, Saturday. “Ang pagkamatay sa isang bayani tulad ni Ka Fermin ay nagpapasiga ng sulo, isang libong sulo na lumiliyab sa bawat isa sa atin sa paghahanap ng katarungan…

The Kilusang Mambubukid ng Pilipinas said on Saturday that they would not be able to celebrate Father’s Day today because their peasant leader Randall Enchanis and other activists are being persecuted by the Arroyo regime. Echanis (center, foreground) is a political detainee while Nilo Arado (left, foreground) is a desaparecido. Fermin Lorico was killed in…

BY ZOFIA LEAL Bulatlat.com April 6 is considered a victory for protesters as 3,000 demonstrators managed to reach Don Chino Roces bridge (near Malacañang Palace in Manila) after it has been declared as a “no-rally zone” as part of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s calibrated preemptive response (CPR). The mass action was against charter change that the…

Red fighters certainly know how to make merry, as the guerrillas of the NPA-Northeastern Mindanao showed Dec. 26 during the 36th anniversary celebration of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). But in this case the play was part of the fight. PHOTOS BY BARRY OHAYLAN TEXT AND CAPTIONS BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com Who…