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“There is compelling evidence that human rights defenders, in particular those advocating for land and environmental rights, are under serious threat, are constantly vilified, intimidated and ‘terrorized.’” – Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Makabayan senatorial bet and current Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño called…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – They belong to different political parties but they share common advocacies. This is the basis of the Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan (Makabayan) for endorsing five Senatorial candidates, Satur Ocampo, president of Makabayan said. “This manifests our confidence in the leadership qualities of the six, their personal integrity,…

Bulatlat.com Despite the intensifying persecution of health workers in the Philippines- the most prominent and recent victims of which are 43 health workers who are still languishing in prison today- health professionals and volunteer Community Health Workers (CHWs) from all over the country gather in an assembly “meant to reaffirm their dedication and commitment to…

Militants who helped sweep Joseph Estrada out of power and install Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo into the presidency marched toward Edsa Shrine to mark the third anniversary of People Power 2 Jan. 20. Blocked by contingents of police, they rallied in front of Camp Aguinaldo to decry the growing fascism and militarization under the present administration. By…