Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Extending agrarian reform law: Same Old Story Equals Same Result

    For several days, the issue of agrarian reform found its way to the front page of newspapers. But, perhaps for the wrong reasons. In 2008, Akbayan and several groups, including the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), animatedly lobbied for the extension of the …

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  • SELDA denounces continuing repression, restrictions against Camp Bagong Diwa political prisoners

    We, Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA, Association of Ex-Detainees against Detention and Arrest), is in solidarity with the detained peace consultants and other political prisoners at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology — Special Intensive Care Area 1 Jail (BJMP-SICA1) …

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  • URGENT APPEAL: Relief for 3000 families in fire-ravaged Manila community

    Homes of more than 3000 families burned down in Parola Compound, Binondo, Manila. Let us join to them to demand to the Philippine Government for their welfare, housing, livelihood and immediate reliefOn March 2, 2015 between 5:00-6:00 in the evening, a huge fire broke out …

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  • Various sectors form Noynoy Out Now! Movement

    By MARYA SALAMAT MANILA – From bloodbath to bloodbath, pork barrel, coverup, criminal negligence, government violation of the Constitution, human rights, and even of its own signed peace agreements, Aquino’s leadership is now viewed as a danger and scourge to Filipinos. On Thursday (March …

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  • Mamasapano cover-up fuels conflict, people’s rage

    JOINT STATEMENT “Systematic cover-up.” That sums up the main take away from the legislative hearings into the January 25 Mamasapano tragedy.As the nation commemorates the 40th day of the deaths of 44 Special Action Forces, 18 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) guerrillas and six civilians, we demand clear …

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