“This case was filed in 2008 and it is only now that it is progressing. But I am not completely happy, with the absence of all accused Cafgu members, and the fact that Palparan is not yet back at the Bulacan provincial jail.” — — torture victim Raymond Manalo
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Duterte’s pronouncement “not only sullies the names and memories of all 176 of our colleagues who have been murdered since 1986, he has also, in effect, declared open season to silence the media, both individual journalists and the institution, on the mere perception of corruption.”
MANILA – A reporter of a tabloid newspaper was shot in the head, yesterday, May 27 at the Quezon Boulevard in Quiapo, Manila. Alex Balcoba, reporter of the People’s Brigada and member of the Manila Police District Press Corp was shot with a .45 caliber pistol by still unidentified men, according to the National Union…
Contrary to Aquino’s promise, no one has been convicted yet for the brutal murder of 58 individuals, of whom 32 were journalists, on Nov. 23, 2009. By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Marking the World Press Freedom day, families of the victims of the 2009 Ampatuan massacre issued an open letter reminding President Benigno…
MANILA — Groups led by Kabataan Partylist stormed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Manila on Friday, April 22 protesting what they call the “lackadaisical” response of the poll body to what was dubbed as “one of the biggest government-related data breaches in history.” The group said the massive data leak may be…
In 10 regions, wages are lower than P290.
The No To Jeepney Phaseout Coalition points to Mar Roxas as one of the prime movers of the jeepney phase out plan when he was still Transportation secretary.
All 76 detained Cotabato farmers have been released April 16.
Contrary to medico-legal reports, both farmers died from single, fatal gunshot wound, according to forensic expert Raquel Fortun.
“The judge threw away Torres’ testimony that she was home in Biñan, Laguna when the supposed ambush happened, and that she was not a member of the NPA but of the women’s mass organization Gabriela,”
The trial proper finally begins on March 29 against Mary Jane Veloso’s recruiters.