“The murder of Kian is an assault on all of us, especially the poor.”
Category: Human Rights
“There’s no safe place under Duterte’s fascist dictatorship, especially for children.”
The National Union of People’s Lawyers said the drug testing violates the right to privacy, presumption of innocence, and basic human dignity.
MANILA – Different groups today, Aug. 21, joined the “Walk for Justice” in Caloocan City to demand police accountability in the killing of a minor and for all victims of President Duterte’s War on Drugs. Groups led by the Stop the Killings Network and Rise Up for Life and Rights gathered in the village 160,…
“Despite harassments and threats, we encourage everyone to be strong and steadfast in their commitment to serve the people.” By BULATLAT MANILA – Progressive health groups condemned the harassment of one of their leaders who received death threats via text message yesterday. In his Facebook post on Aug. 20, ophthalmologist Dr. Darby Santiago, who is…
In their posts, Filipino netizens have expressed their doubts over the same-old “nanlaban” narrative of the police who claimed that the slain Grade 11 student resisted arrest and fired at the cops.
“We must address the roots of what makes for the proliferation of the illegal drug trade and not just give the police a license to kill.”
MANILA – Groups led by Save our Schools Network picketed at the Department of Justice in Manila to demand the dismissal of trumped-up charges and the release of the Lumad educators Amelia Pond and agriculturist Dominiciano Muya on Friday, Aug. 18. Pond, 64, is the regional coordinator of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines-Southern Mindanao…
The bloody trail of killings of activists continues under the current administration.
The study discusses different forms of militarism, the reasons behind it and its effects in women.
The Marawi evacuees want to go home soon not only because they feel the conflict should have been mopped up earlier with the forces sent in by the government. They also worry over possible threats of dislocation via “rehabilitation” and other plans such as the expansion of plantations and promoting eco-tourism.