May 30, 2015     Philippines
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Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Moves to close IP schools insurgency-ops motivated, says group

“The communities, the parents, the students and the school are civilians but they now became the target of the insurgency operations of the government."

Friday, May 29th, 2015

K to 12 mass training | Group denies Cebu school had no aircon

A student Catholic group in the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu city denied that the venue of the K to 12 training where a teacher collapsed had poor ventilation.

Friday, May 29th, 2015

2 months delayed: Indigenous peoples school holds moving-up rites

Parents and children walk for hours to attend their 'moving up ceremony' which was delayed by accusations of the military and paramilitary groups that the school is supposedly run by communist rebels. The school denied it.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Youth among the dead at Kentex

For Suprimo Lugana, 19 years old, working at Kentex was just one among a series of non-permanent jobs he had had in his young life; little did he know that it would be his last.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Peasant couple gunned down, burned in Negros

“The Calago couple was brutally murdered. Whoever perpetrated this heinous crime intended to kill them in the most brutal manner to inflict harm and sow terror.”

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

GMA 7 talents fail to get salaries

“We stand firm that we are regular employees, and employees don’t issue acknowledgement receipts to get their salaries.”

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Caloocan demolition leaves 300 families homeless

"The government prioritizes private business ventures instead of appropriating lands for affordable housing projects.”

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Filipina sentenced to death in UAE

Barely a month since the stay of execution of Mary Jane Veloso, Jennifer Dalquez from General Santos City was sentenced to death for killing her employer who tried to rape her.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Review: “Against The Tide” by the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers

While we all fight for victory, the odds of it are not the only things that should determine whether we push or abandon struggle. Because, sometimes, the only thing that matters is doing the right thing, for...

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Lawyers’ group launches 2 books

“Anything that’s worth telling and retelling should be put in writing.”

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Ata-Manobo students: We only have pens and papers for our dreams

Aspiring students want the concerned government agencies to check on the operation of paramilitary group Alamara so they can go back to school.

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