“We must always remember, that the nobility of every profession comes, not with the title that is prefixed in our names, but in how we use it to serve those who have less, those who have nothing, those who have to suffer every ounce of injustice and indignity.”
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Billion-dollar military deals provide context to the release of Pemberton.
The conference aims to deepen the discourse about the martial law years and correct the twisted narratives being perpetrated by groups who want Filipinos to forget those dark years in the nation’s history.
An Interview with John Shipton, father of Assange: “Julian’s oppression is the great crime of the 21st century”
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention stated that Julian was arbitrarily detained and that he should be compensated and released immediately. The last report was in February 2018. It is now 2020 and Julian remains in Belmarsh maximum security prison under 24-hour lockdown.
The coastal monitoring initiative has exposed the worsening levels of pollution in Manila Bay which no white sand can ever cover-up.
What do we do with this history? What must we do with our very own politicians – – Duterte and a consolidated Philippine senate and congress who have only looted us, shown us obscene disrespect, and barbarism? Their actions are akin to US-backed local operatives deployed to exact the most severe violence among the people– mass murder, corruption, hunger, and repression.
With at least three government agencies reportedly investigating, family and friends of slain peace consultant Randall Echanis have yet to get a lead on who is behind his cold-blooded murder.
Hostaging The Dead: An emergent trend in the Philippine state terror and war profiteering under Duterte
BY KOBI TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Under Rodrigo Duterte, the horrendous act of taking dead bodies as hostages seemed to have become part of the military and police’s standard operating protocol. It happens when they deny the remains of alleged armed leftists from claimant families unless the latter has been co-opted. Hunting for bounties in a…
Amid the tide of unlawful arrests targeting activists and progressive leaders, RA 11332 cannot serve to prohibit our cherished fundamental rights and liberties.
Sa panahong nasa ilalim pa rin ang bayan sa mga di pantay na kasunduan gaya ng Visiting Forces Agreement, ng Mutual Defense Treaty, at iba pang di pantay na tratado; sa panahong pinalalaya pa rin ang mga Amerikanong militar gaya ni Pemberto na pumatay sa kababayang gaya ni Jennifer Laude, makabuluhan pa ring balikan ang mga tinuran ng mga gaya ni Gregorio Aglipay sa pagpapakahulugan sa tunay na kasarinlan.
He helped victims of the Taal Volcano eruption, gave away relief packs to the community amid the lockdown, and also extended help to our frontliners. Lloyd also has a soft spot for kids. He had been consistently giving away school supplies and even reached out to Aetas in Pampanga.