Pamana’s long years staying in an artificial habitat and being fed by humans might have affected the bird’s ability to survive in the wild.
Bulatlat.com compiles its articles through the years on the attacks by military and paramilitary units against Alcadev and the Manobo communities.
“We are here because we will not let them be forgotten...These are their faces, these are their names.”
There’s more to the visits by US military officials, says a group.
Bulatlat.com asked protesters in Mendiola how they define themselves as Filipinos.
“Having support is a big thing.”
“A book is meant to be read and lived-by.”
Faced with the reign of terror by paramilitary and military, Lumad communities were forced to leave their homes – again.
“We are not celebrating the recommendation to recall Consul General Roberto Manalo. But we have to do our duty as it affects people like Mary Jane, and to send a message that they are public servants who must serve the lowly because they need it the most.”
“President Aquino’s inaction on EO 546 is tantamount to a presidential imprimatur on these killings and violations.”
“These latest killings and attack are meant to destroy the unity of the Lumad people who have resisted the plunder of their ancestral lands in the Andap Valley Complex.”
“Wala na bang iba? Lagi na lang bang sila?’ Mga kababayan, sa kalyeserye ng totoong buhay, ngayon na ang tamang panahon para dalhin si Neri Colmenares sa senado.”
Paramilitary groups, suspected of collusion with the military, have killed five people in five days, and caused massive forced evacuation.
Terror operations by soldiers and paramilitary men set off a new wave of evacuation of peasant and Lumad communities in Surigao del Sur province.
“We call on Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to extricate herself from these early election campaign activities of the Liberal Party and heed the cries for justice of the victims and their families.”
“To all migrante OFWs around the world, we are encouraging you to join this huge political action.”
“We are angry because this is an attack on our culture, our history, and our community as a unified nation.”
Do the lump sum allocations in the 2016 national budget have a “special purpose?”
Effigies have been featured and written about through the years that they have been made the centerpieces of the main protest rallies when the Philippine president delivers his or her State of the Nation Address. Some even ask should effigies be replaced already as a main symbol of these protests. But to ask such is […]
Even in death, their Tatay still unites and inspires them for their revolution.
Last June 12, members of progressive groups held a protest action in front of the Chinese and US embassy. “We will not be caught in the claws of the Dragon nor the Eagle,” Bayan said in its statement.
Progressive groups pressed for President Benigno Aquino’s resignation at a rally in Manila last Friday. Marching from various points in Metro Manila, they converged at the historic Mendiola bridge where they sounded like they were, for the nth time, simply haranguing the chief executive for hours on end. Cynics said the event was nothing new […]
They do not smile as often as other children. They tell their visitors about the two-day trek from their forest communities under direct sun and drenching rain last January. They say they have never walked as far before. There were hardly roads in the 14 sitios (sub-villages) where they came from. A thousand of them […]
On International Women’s Day, women rights advocates and members of progressive groups called for the resignation of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s resignation.
Nanay Mameng, isang dula by Slidely Slideshow A new play that depicts the life and struggle of Carmen “Nanay Mameng” Deunida, a celebrated urban poor activist in the Philippines. Photos by JANESS ANN J. ELLAO