Tags: Vicente Ladlad

Double standards in the Philippine’s justice system

“In the Philippines there is no such thing as finality when you are poor and political. Because if you are rich or the son of a king of a department, you are a very important prisoner, your case will get decided for 75 days but for the poor and political and those targeted by the government, there is no end to their legal problems.”

Political prisoners who fought dictators then and now

Bulatlat compiled short accounts of consultants and staff of the Negotiating Panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, who were arrested and jailed during the dark years of the dictatorship but are now incarcerated for their continuing fight for a genuinely free country.

ATC list is proof why Anti-Terror Law should be struck down – peace consultants

“ATC’s terrorist designation is just another nefarious device concocted by those who reckon they can and must go around or against the Constitution and the rules of law, fair play and common decency to silence those who speak and clamor for change.”

#Bulatlat20 | Mensahe ng isang bilanggong pulitikal para sa Bulatlat

Kami ni Fides ay malugod na nakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng ika-20 taon ng pagkakatatag sa Bulatlat. Ikinararangal naming dalawa na naging bahagi sa pagtatayo ng Bulatlat. Inilunsad natin ito sa kasagsagan ng kilusan para patalsikin ang rehimeng Estrada. Isang malaking achievement ng Bulatlat ang dalawampung taon ng tuluy-tuloy na paglalathala ng mga balita at impormasyon…

Forging the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (Caser) is said to be the “meat” of the negotiations as it aims to resolve the root causes of poverty and lack of development in the Philippines.

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“How can we claim to be under a democracy when a political prisoner continues to languish in jail even as all the trumped-up charges filed against her have already been dismissed?”