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10 years | UP students, human rights groups call for justice for 2 missing students

MANILA – Various groups in the University of the Philippines (UP) called for justice on June 24 as they commemorated the tenth year of disappearance of former students and youth activists Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño. UP students, kin and human rights group Karapatan held a cultural protest at the Palma Hall lobby in UP…

Youth groups to Duterte: Fight US-China imperialism

By GINO ESTELLA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Several progressive youth organizations took to the streets here on Philippine Independence Day to urge incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to take more pro-country steps in his administration. Around a hundred people from groups such as the League of Filipino Students (LFS), Anakbayan, Kabataan Partylist and the College Editors Guild…

Fabella hospital moves out equipment as June 9 deadline nears

MANILA – Hospital equipment have began to be pulled out from the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, June 1. Health workers and residents from surrounding communities barricaded the gate to prevent two trucks carrying out equipment from the hospital. The Alliance of Health Workers said police men and additional security guards are now…

North says ‘No to Bongbong’

As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. brings his vice-presidential campaign to Baguio City, the Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang (Carmma) reminded the people of the North to never forget martial law, and to say No to Bongbong Marcos. Political prisoners during martial law and members of progressive people’s organisations hang streamers on…