September 01, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Deadly rampage | Lumad school head, 2 Manobo leaders killed in Surigao Sur

Paramilitary groups, suspected of collusion with the military, have killed five people in five days, and caused massive forced evacuation.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Police bars judge trying Tiamzon spouses from entering Crame

“It is ironic that our letter signed by the judge was honored. But the judge herself was not allowed to enter.”

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Bulacan judge inhibits from Palparan case

“It is the accused who will benefit the most because they are shopping for a more favorable or sympathetic judge. The obvious game plan is to dribble and plod.”

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

DOJ hit for ‘insulating’ Roxas, Baldoz from liability over Kentex tragedy

“The criminal negligence of the Department of Labor and Employment and the Bureau of Fire Protection resulted in the deaths of Kentex workers…”

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Makabayan solons denounce Davao police raid in Lumad church sanctuary

"The Lumads have sought refuge in UCCP after fleeing their villages that have been overrun by the military. Now the police are driving them away with brute force.”

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Davao police raid Lumad evacuation camp

Children cramped in a small hall cried out in fear inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound, as police broke the gates.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Lobo town council revokes support for mining company

“We will continue to struggle to stop mining in Lobo, and to have it declared as part of the protected area.”

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Semirara mineworkers’ death another proof of occupational safety violations

“We express our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the five miners who were found dead in the open-pit coal mine in Semirara Island. We also express our solidarity with the families and friends of...

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Teachers ask SC for TRO on Ph-Japan pacts

“This unconstitutional act embodies President Aquino’s endorsement of the militaristic path of the Abe administration, proof that he is all too willing to act as an enabler of a resurgent Japanese militarism.”

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

US gov’t bars woman leader

“The curtailment of the right to travel and liberty of movement of former House representative Liza Maza shows how the US government transgresses on the basic rights and freedoms of individuals and groups, even those outside its...

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Progressive doc receives death threats

“The Filipino people have long been suffering from deprivation of basic social services like health services. I know that there is nothing wrong in what I am doing.”

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