“As a Christian, believing that our mission is to bring God’s Kingdom to the here and now, I couldn’t help but to get involved both with projects, such as training in organic farming, to uplift the livelihood of the farmers, but also to advocate with them for their rights to land, livelihood, peace, justice and security, all universal human rights which the church sees as integral to her mission. It seems this is what has brought me into conflict with the Philippine Government.”
“We reiterate that Sr. Pat did not violate the terms of her missionary visa but it seems that the BI and the Duterte government is too eager to send Sr. Fox out of the country all because of her involvement in human rights work which is consistent with her missionary work.” — Maria Sol Taule, sister Pat Fox’s lawyer
Nagkaisa ang iba’t ibang grupo at personalidad sa isang natatanging pagtitipon para sa hustisya at demokrasya.
“The scriptwriters of these lists could care less about whether these persons are already dead or reported missing, so long as they can cover a wide range of activists and rights defenders to implicate.”
“He wants to be immune and act with impunity both under domestic law and under international law.”
The proposed cha-cha will dismantle the Pro-poor and Pro-Filipino provisions of the 1987 Constitution.
Ni MARK ANGELES Isang mapagpalayang gabi, mga petmalung kababayan, Mga kapwa ko mamamahayag at artista ng bayan. Maraming bagay tayong dapat pag-usapan Tungkol sa nasagap kong bulung-bulungan (Bukod sa ang Benham Rise ay bahagi na ng 9-dash line): Ang katotohanan at katarungan Nasa mahaba nang listahan ng balak ipatukhang Ng kulugong hari sa Malakanyang. Karaniwang…
“This Congress is a joke. An important matter as amendments to the Constitution was railroaded, interpellations were abruptly stopped, and the period of debate disregarded.”
“This proposal is as dangerous as it is, to put it as plainly as possible, stupid.”
NAPC Secretary Liza Maza hopes that their book of proposals will inspire meaningful debates among policy makers, change the way they see the poor and poverty, and usher in a comprehensive and integrated approach to poverty reduction this new year.
“One year and a half, hundreds of broken promises and fourteen thousand drug-related deaths since Duterte took oath, the biggest surprise is that we’re no longer surprised with what’s going on.”