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Makabayan bloc petitions high court for GWP’s 3rd seat

MANILA — The Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) has elevated their fight for three seats in Congress in a petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court today, July 11. This after the Commission on Election (Comelec) failed to take action on their motion for reconsideration and correction of manifest error for the proclamation of GWP’s third…

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…