“We want to bring out a strong statement in defense of historical truth against the unrelenting efforts to revise the historical record of plunder and human rights violations during Martial Law and the entire Marcos era. We also commit ourselves to defend the exercise of academic freedom, resist all forms of censorship such as book-banning, and oppose all attempts at red-tagging.”
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“We assert that a convict, liar, and unrepentant son of an ousted dictator like Marcos Jr. should have never been allowed to run for public office, let alone the highest position in the land. The Supreme Court must uphold truth, justice, and democracy, and heed our calls to disqualify Marcos Jr. now.”
“We reiterate our call for public officials to be more circumspect in their declarations and stop blaming the media whenever they receive flak for their irresponsible statements,” Northern Dispatch said in a statement.
In Ilagan, Isabela, groups led by Kontra Daya- Cagayan Valley mount a protest in front of the Provincial Capitol to deplore the massive election fraud and irregularities in the national elections.
Anti-election fraud group Kontra Daya reported systematic red-tagging against the opposition and progressive candidates on election day, May 9.
But the combination of a campaign of historical distortion, vote buying, a Duterte-appointed COMELEC, red-tagging and relentless attacks on critics and opposition has created an election result that would bring a Marcos back to
Malacanang 50 years after the declaration of martial law.
Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo and Sen. Kiko Pangilinan gathered at Ayala Avenue, Makati as the 86-day campaign period ends.
As the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) turned down an art exhibit for being too political, the works of progressive artists found a place where it is needed the most – the streets.
The Manila court that reviewed the voluminous records of the multiple murder charges said the evidence presented were “riddled with gaping holes.”
A month before the elections, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) relaunched its Media Safety Office on April 13 as attacks against the Philippine press persist.
Filipinos in Dubai endured long hours under the glare of the desert sun just to cast their votes on the first day of overseas absentee voting.