November 26, 2014     Philippines
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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

From Abra to Sarangani: The revolution in four deaths

QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Tatay Francis Morales. Arnold Borja ‘AJ’ Jaramillo. Recca Noelle Monte. Rendell Ryan ‘Perper’ Cagula. AJ, Recca, and Perper were martyred NPA revolutionaries while Tatay Francis was an environmental activist who succumbed to leukemia. Their untimely deaths meant so many things to many people especially to loved ones who already shared moving

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Manilakbayan | Protesters call for Aquino ouster

Mindanaoans bring their protest, as well as their culture and tradition, to Mendiola.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

#FreeMiradelTorres | Political detainee wants to be with newborn son

“He has been fighting to survive since he was conceived. And now, I will fight for him.”

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Palparan lawyers to present over 30 witnesses

“They were given two years to present their witnesses. But they failed.. I wonder where they are going to get their witnesses now.” – Mrs. Concepcion Empeño

Monday, November 24th, 2014

5th year of Ampatuan massacre | Calls for justice reverberate

In commemoration of the fifth year of the Ampatuan massacre, journalists and advocates stage protest actions highlighting the call for justice and an end to impunity. Photos by Fred Dabu | Ronalyn V. Olea |National Union of...

Monday, November 24th, 2014

5 years after Ampatuan massacre, zero justice | Journalists, advocates slam impunity

“Deprive us not of justice.” – Edita Tiamzon, wife of UNTV cameraman Daniel Tiamzon RELATED STORY: Reforms needed to solve Ampatuan massacre case, other media killings SLIDESHOW: 5th year of Ampatuan massacre | Calls for justice reverberate

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Reforms needed to solve Ampatuan massacre case, other media killings

“Our justices may look into the possibility of reviewing and revising the rules of court.” – Prima Quinsayas, lawyer of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Fleeing poverty, migrant workers end up on death row

In the Philippines, dollar remittances from migrants accounted for nearly a tenth of the $280-billion economy last year, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Indonesia’s BNP2TKI said the overseas remittances by Indonesian migrant workers amounted...

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Violence against women committed by men in uniform rising

“There are many cases of VAW (violence against women) committed by soldiers, police and the like and not a single perpetrator has been punished.” – Obeth Montes, Gabriela

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

The festering problem at Hacienda Luisita

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Ten years is a long time to await justice for the massacre of striking farm and sugar mill workers at the Hacienda Luisita Incorporated (HLI) — the sprawling 6,435-hectare sugar plantation...

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Politics, Ebola, and that visit to Caballo Island

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which the World Health Organization (WHO) describes as “a severe, often fatal illness in humans,” is not contagious until the...

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