Category: Press Releases and Statements

With the Cybercrime Law in effect, democracy is fast becoming more illusory. The Republic Act 10175 or the Anti-Cybercrime Law tramples upon our hard-earned freedoms – the right to free speech, the right to free expression, the right to a free press and the right to privacy. Putting restrictions on the internet contravenes our rights…

Press Release August 9, 2012 The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today expressed its deepest sympathies to the hundreds of thousands of victims of the floods that inundated wide swathes of the National Capital Region and residential and commercial areas and agricultural lands in Central Luzon and Southern Tagalog and caused grave hardships to…

Overseas Filipinos around the world launched simultaneous protest activities to participate in the People’s SONA (State of the Nation Address). Migrante International chapters in different parts of the world led members, other migrant organizations and Filipino communities in Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Macau, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Italy,…

With his two years of presidency and three State of the Nation Address (SONA), Pres. Noynoy Aquino has peddled lies on the situation of human rights in the Philippines. He has been, in fact, inflicting terror and violence against the Filipino people. The second year of the Aquino administration is being punctuated with shamelessly deceptive…

News Release July 23, 2012 Despite threats of rain, thousands of protesters are expected to turn out today for the State of the Nation Address of Philippine president Benigno Aquino III. They will come mainly from the ranks of workers, farmers, urban poor, youth and students, government employees and women. The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang…

East meets west and art finds a cause. The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) will hold “Legal Legato”, a piano concert on July 24, 2012, Tuesday at 6:30 to 8:00 o’clock in the evening at the Aldaba Recital Hall, Magsaysay St., University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. Proceeds go into NUPL’s programs and…

May 1, 2012 References: Ferdinand R. Gaite, National President Santi Dasmarinas Jr., COURAGE 1st Vice President MANILA – Thousands of government employees, their families and communities today marched under the banner of the militant COURAGE, the national center of government employees, and joined their private sector counterpart, the Kilusang Mayo Uno in Plaza Miranda and…