“There is a time of reckoning” for everyone, said President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief legal counsel, Salvador Panelo. “Sooner or later,” he intoned, “the law will catch up on (sic) those who use power or wealth to shield themselves from the majesty of the law.” Panelo followed that up with the usual Latin phrases and legalese…
By IAN IRVING BAZARTE Bulatlat MANILA – In a special session held today at Batasan Pambansang Complex, Quezon City, the Congress of the Philippines – which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate – approved a five-month extension of President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao. Sixteen senators voted yes for the extension of…
At least one Lumad school comes under attack per week under the Duterte administration.
“How can we say that martial law will ensure the safety of the people when we have these reports?”
Among those arrested are three volunteer teachers of Alcadev.
“Our hope for change under Duterte is rapidly eroding.”
“Her release was made possible by her family, lawyers, human rights advocates, and UP students and teachers, who raised bail money for her.”
“The armed men inside the white vehicle which the government troops said was that of the PSG identified themselves as from the Army.”
“We in DAR are one with the struggles of the Filipino people.”
By RAYMUND VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions National Democratic Front of the Philippines chief negotiator Fidel Agcaoili accused the Rodrigo Duterte government of wanting to end the peace negotiations after Malacañan cancelled the scheduled backchannel talks in Europe this weekend. “The GRP (Government of the Republic of the Philippines) seems so eager to terminate the peace negotiations…
The first group of Lakbayanis who will join the SONA rally arrive in UP Diliman.