November 22, 2014     Philippines
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Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Bulatlat webcast: Threshing out the obstacles to peace (Part I)'s editor Benjie Oliveros interviews Rey Claro Casambre, executive director of the Philippine Peace Center and one of the convenors of the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform regarding the controversies surrounding the peace talks.

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Reds mark NPA’s 45th anniversary

On the 45th anniversary of the New People's Army (NPA), revolutionary forces from the Southern Tagalog region hold a lighting rally in Manila to salute to all the communist guerrillas in the country. They also call for...

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

‘Nanay Mameng, isang dula’

“Nanay Mameng, isang dula” is a play on the life of Carmen Deunida, an urban poor advocate in the Philippines. Photos by Janess Ann J. Ellao Produced by Bulatlat Multimedia

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Filipino women hold Aquino accountable for their sufferings

During the International Women’s Day, thousands of Filipino women in Manila marched toward Malacanang to demand accountability from President Benigno Aquino III for his ‘criminal neglect’ of Yolanda victims, unabated spike in prices of basic commodities, denial...

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Global campaign for justice takes up Luisita women’s fight for land

Monique Wilson, a world class Filipino actress and global diretor for One Billion for Rising Justice campaign, takes up the cudgels for Hacienda Luisita women's struggle for genuine land reform.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Luisita farmers: ‘Cojuangcos are heartless’

Hacienda Luisita farmers share how their huts were destroyed and how they were evicted from their farm lands last month by the security guards of the Tarlac Development Corporation, a firm owned by the family of President...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Filipinos rise for justice

On February 14, 2014, women’s rights advocates gathered to rise for One Billion Rising for Justice, a global movement to stop violence against women and children. In the Philippines, women’s group Gabriela and One Billion Rising global...

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Philippines joins One Billion Rising for Justice

The slideshow features One Billion Rising for Justice activities in Manila, Baguio City, Bacolod City, Talisay City and Davao City last Feb. 14, 2014. Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea and Anne Marxze D. Umil in Manila, Noel...

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Typhoon Yolanda survivors lose their houses anew

A grandmother talks about losing her house to typhoon Yolanda and having to move her family far from their livelihood. Meanwhile, houses of other typhoon survivors were demolished to make way for the government's relocation project.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

North Triangle residents defend homes from demolition

On Jan. 27, 2013 residents of North Triangle hurled stones and bottles at the demolition team to defend their homes from demolition due to the 11.3-meter road widening project along Agham Road. Photos by BART MANOGUID

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Estancia oil spill poses danger to teachers and students

At the height of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name:Haiyan) on November 8, a power barge operated by the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) slammed against houses in Barangay Botongon, Estancia, Iloilo. This resulted in death,...

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