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The petitioners called on legislators to “consider the greater good while upholding the right of media/art organizations to decide the path it should take as part of its constitutional right to freedom of speech, of expression and of the press.”
Bago pa lamang ako pumasok sa graduate school ay lagi kong tinatanong ang aking sarili kung bakit ko ninais na mag-aral pang muli. Nakuha ko ang aking sagot makalipas ang tatlong taon — na ang pagiging isang dalubhasa sa komunikasyon ay hindi lamang dekorasyong idinudugtong sa iyong pangalan kundi ito ay isang pang-habang buhay na misyon.
The violence that erupt from time to time in Negros is but a painful reminder of the longstanding land problem and unjust system operative in Negros.
Gabriela said that Calderon’s case has become a “norm” these days, following the vilification of leaders and members of progressive organizations, and those who are active in criticizing and exposing the corruption in the country.
According to news report, the CIDG said that Valle’s arrest was a case of mistaken identity.
“If the Duterte government has nothing to hide, it should be open and receptive to these forms of investigations, instead of being the foremost impediment to justice and accountability.”
These “norms” for majority of my brothers and sisters in Mindanao are not merely borne out of discrimination and religious puns; these are consequences of decades-long imposition of all-out war, militarization, land-grabbing, and vulgarization of our culture.
Pasulong, ‘kad! Kaliwa, kaliwa, kaliwa, kanan, kaliwa.. Para sa mga nagnanais na maging pangangailangan (requirement) muli para makapagtapos sa kolehiyo ang Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), simple’t maikli lang ang tanong ko: Handa ka na bang aksayahin ang oras mo? Naabutan ko po ang panahong lahat ng mga lalaking estudyante ay kinakailangang kunin ang apat…
“We are very much enraged! The Duterte government has been consistently violating children’s rights from poverty, neglect of social services, ‘Oplan Tokhang’ to incarceration of children in conflict with the law and now they are militarizing schools and teaching children and youth to be blind followers.”
“It is our way of keeping the fight for justice alive, as well as condemning all violations of human rights. And hopefully, before all our candles run out, justice would be given to all victims.”