“He broke all his promises of change.”
Month: June 2017
When his mother was disappeared in 2006, Ipe Soco found his voice in writing, through which he continues to cry for justice for all desaparecidos.
“After a year in Malacañang, will Duterte stand up to his claim (of being a leftist), or will he allow himself to become another imperialist puppet? Is he for the military generals and neoliberals or for the people?”
Groups worry that the incident may be a prelude to a crackdown against activists.
By DANIEL BOONE Bulatlat MANILA — A month after President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao, progressive groups continue to call for its termination, as they held another Black Friday protest at Plaza Miranda here and marched to Mendiola, June 23. Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao on May 23 to quell terrorist attacks…
This year’s theme is “Here Together.”
A victim of the country’s slow judicial process, Elmer Torres spent a decade of his life in prison and yet, he was never convicted. But now, he is free.
As the “war against terrorists” in Marawi City under martial law conditions in Mindanao enters its fifth week, a grave humanitarian crisis looms. Meantime, conflicting signals from President Duterte and the Armed Forces of the Philippines continue to baffle the public. On the one hand, the AFP claimed its troops have cornered the terrorists, consisting…
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) and the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) have launched an online means of identifying and guarding against the spread of fake news. They’re using Fakeblok, the Google Chrome plug-in which flags fake news on Facebook. This enterprise is in addition to efforts by some…
“Do we light a candle fo him or do we offer flowers?”
By MARY ANGELIQUE TACATA