Category: News in Pictures

‘Justice for Kian’ | Groups rally for slain victims of War on Drugs

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,…

Groups call for the release of detained Lumad educators

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…

Black Friday protest | Progressives call on public to resist possible extension of martial law

By IAN IRVING BAZARTE Bulatlat MANILA – Various progressive groups today, July 7, continued to protest the Supreme Court (SC)’s affirmation of martial law in Mindanao, as they warned of its possible extension, not only in Mindanao but in other parts of the country. The groups said they will keep staging protests, with a major…