A snake effigy of the Estradas — Ex-President Joseph Estrada, Congressman JV Ejercito and Mayor Guia Gomez — was burned by residents of Brgy. Corazon De Jesus in San Juan City, as a sign of their anger at the Estrada family for ordering the demolition. (Photos by GREGORIO B. DANTES JR. and JANESS ANN J. ELLAO / Bulatlat.com)
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Media workers of an independent audio-visual group decried the harassment by the local police during the violent demolition of an urban-poor community in San Juan, Metro Manila.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK | The Pinaglabanan residents did not need my tears. They needed help. And if reporting about their struggles and exposing what they had to go through could help, why would I deny it to them?
Pinaglabanan Folk Fight for Their Homes
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — The consultation called by Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano with union leaders of PALEA and FASAP last Tuesday turned into a preliminary meeting of the House Committee on Labor and Employment. Attended by 12 representatives (10 congressmen and 2 congresswomen including partylist representatives from Bayan Muna, Gabriela, Agham, Akbayan, Senior’s…