July 31, 2014     Philippines
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Monday, April 28th, 2014

UP Diliman grads continue militant tradition in ‘last sunflower protest’

Probably the last batch of Iskolar ng Bayan graduating in the season of sunflowers, several graduates, activists and faculty members of the University of the Philippines Diliman held the traditional rally at the end of the commencement rites, April 27. They highlighted the various issues faced by the nation with their placards: UP tuition rollback,

Friday, April 25th, 2014

‘CHR, inutile and absurd’ – Manobo women

Some 50 Manobo women who were displaced from Talaingod, Davao Del Norte and progressive women’s group Gabriela trooped to the office of the Commission of Human Rights Region XI to protest its inaction on the human rights...

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Women’s groups call for release of two women political prisoners

MANILA – Progressive women’s group Gabriela trooped to Camp Crame of the Philippine National Police on Tuesday, April 22 to demand for the immediate release of National Democratic Front of the Philippines’ consultant Wilma Austria-Tiamzon and Andrea...

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Lumad evacuees troop to govt offices

It is not true the IPs are caught in the crossfire, because the IPs are the real target of the military.

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Makati employees hit Meralco rate ‘trickery’

'Meralco TV ads are self-serving...'

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Free shower

Davao City- Hundreds of Lumad evacuess from Talaingod, Davao del Norte got a free shower on a very hot day from the central 911. The Bakwits have sought refuge at UCCP Haran. They have been there for...

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Health workers hold photo exhibit for Yolanda survivors

Health workers held an exhibit of photos taken during the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda at the Philippine Heart Center last April 4. Most of the photos displayed in the exhibit were taken during several relief and medical...

Friday, April 4th, 2014

State soldiers’ killing of Roque Antivo, 8, still without justice a year later

The protest rally, held in commemoration of Roque’s first death anniversary, calls for justice for all children killed by the state forces.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Where is justice for women victims of violence?

MANILA – Women’s group Gabriela joined the call for “long overdue” justice for Ruby Rose Barrameda who went missing in 2007. Her body was found two years after her disappearance inside a cemented steel drum. Gabriela with...

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Revolutionary women’s group calls for release of Wilma Austria, others

MANILA — Wearing masks, members of Makabayang Kilusan ng Bagong Kababaihan (Makibaka), an allied organization of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), staged a lightning rally, March 25 at downtown Carriedo. Makibaka condemned the arrest...

Monday, March 24th, 2014

‘Monram’ celebrates 70th birthday

Activist Ramon Ramirez celebrated his 70th birthday on Mar. 21. “He is one of the first geeks of the movement. And he continues to use his expertise in advocating people’s issues, such as the issue of power...

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