Category: Press Releases and Statements

NEWS RELEASE June 3, 2009 Immediate fire vs Cha-cha set in Mendiola tomorrow Anakpawis party-list Representative Rafael Mariano today called on the Filipino people to express outrage and join the peasant led protest action against President Macapagal-Arroyo – instigated constituent assembly tomorrow at Mendiola Bridge. “Tomorrow’s protest action at Mendiola will be the peasantry’s immediate…

Press Release from Joey de Venecia June 2, 2009 A scandalous regime This week marks the 4th anniversary of the Hello Garci scandal and it is sad to note that the parties involved in the apparent cheating before, during and after the 2004 presidential elections have seemingly gotten away with their crimes against the Filipino…

Press Release — 19 May 2009 More than 1000 candles will be lit on 22 May in the German city of Bremen to call attention to political killings in the Philippines. The initiative, dubbed “Sumabay Tayo! Walking together – for justice!“ commemorates the deaths of more than 1000 persons who have been summarily executed since…

Press Statement – May 8, 2009 Palparan in Congress: Spending People’s Money Against the People The recent statement of Gen. Jovito Palparan to revive the Republic Act 1700 or the Anti-Subversion Law in order to stop progressive party-list representatives from using their Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) for the New People’s Army is added proof…

Below is a statement of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) on the Anti-Wiretapping suit against Cecilia “Cheche” Lazaro. ABSURD AND DANGEROUS THE SUIT against Cecilia “Cheche” Lazaro alleging that she wire-tapped her own phone conversation with the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Vice President for Public Relations and Communications is as dangerous…

National Democratic Front of the Philippines Human Rights Committee Press Release 07 May 2009 Bounty for Sison and Rosal, preposterous and the height of cover-up and impunity – NDFP HRC Chairman NDFP Human Rights Committee Chairman Fidel Agcaoili hit today the announced P15M bounty for Prof. Jose Maria Sison, chief political consultant of the NDFP,…