November 23, 2014     Philippines
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Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Activists share brief recollections on Kabataang Makabayan

Jose Rizal once declared: the youth is the hope of our nation. Five decades ago, his words radically transformed into a concrete reality, event organizers said.

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Trial starts on killing of Dutch environmentalist

“The motive behind his killing is political.” – Sr. Cecille Ruiz, Karapatan-Central Luzon

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

5th year of Ampatuan massacre | Public urged to light a candle for justice

Members of the End Impunity Alliance, AlterMidya, a national network of alternative media outfits and the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication will hold a protest march around the university’s academic oval on Nov. 21.

Monday, November 17th, 2014

From Mendiola to Luisita | Farm workers, supporters commemorate Hacienda Luisita massacre

“Is justice only for the rich and not for the poor?”

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Testimony for UCCP for Del Salvador, Justice for AJ, Justice for Lacub Campaign

“Your father was no doubt Abra's man. There is so much Abra in him and Abra has so much of him. When the time comes when you get to visit the place, hug the people tight --...

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Feeling the crunch | Health workers join state employees call for salary hike

“We have been raising our demand since the president took office but there has been no action.”

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Manila court postpones arraignment of Tiamzon couple

Lawyers of the accused filed a motion for reconsideration after Judge Thelma Bunye-Medina of Branch 32 had denied their earlier motion to quash information and to dismiss the case.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Drop all criminal raps vs Luisita farmers, DAR urged

Judge Scott Robinos of the Tarlac Municipal Trial Court Branch 1 referred the case filed by the Tarlac Development Corporation (Tadeco) against five farmers to the DAR, Oct. 1.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Protests set to mark 10th year of Hacienda Luisita massacre

To date, no one has been punished for the gruesome killings.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Ampatuan massacre update | Media groups file raps vs police, jail officers for ‘press freedom violations’

“Rather than demonstrating the government’s sincerity in seeing the trial to a credible conclusion, the ban provokes suspicions that concealing vital information from the public is in progress.” – Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Tens of thousands of survivors gather in Tacloban to demand justice

"We are angered that it is the survivors whom they accuse as liars. After we were robbed, neglected, driven away from our land and jobs, the government tells us that it is our fault. In our name...

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