MANILA – In Batangas and Nueva Vizcaya, some communities live in fear these days of aerial bombing and military persecution just because they happen to live atop or near resource-rich lands which mining companies want to exploit. In a forum hosted by the Miriam College Environmental Studies Institute Monday, advocates for the environment discussed what…
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The peasants’ call is the same: distribute land to the farmers and put an end to the killings of farmers and activists.
The president was depicted as a pest that ruins farmers’ lives. Other illustrations presented him as “Boy Ratrat”, a rat holding a rifle and “Bomba King”, a snail with a bomb as his shell – depicting the killings of farmers around the country, with victims now numbering to 91.
“We cannot allow this reign of impunity to continue. We demand justice and an end to the killing spree.
Some of the top causes of death in the Philippines are linked to red meat consumption.
MANILA — Various jeepney routes in Metro Manila and major roads in the provinces nationwide were almost hundred percent clear of public utility jeepneys on October 16 and 17, during the two-day transport strike. Piston estimated the participation in the strike was 90 percent on average in targeted routes. The government said it was barely…
A reclamation project threatens to bring loss of livelihood and homes to Navotas fisherfolk.
Various groups lambasted the mall conglomerate for exploitation of workers.
MANILA – A Quezon City court has cleared all charges against the eight youth activists who were arrested and detained for protesting during the July 22 special joint session of the House of Representatives to vote on the extension of martial law in Mindanao. In their arraignment on Oct. 2, QC Metropolitan Trial Court Judge…
Thousands braved the heat and rain in other parts of the country yesterday to protest what they called as ‘Duter-tyranny.’
The University of the Philippines-Diliman serves as the base camp for some 3,000 national minorities up to Sept. 22.