November 25, 2014     Philippines
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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 they amass funds and they commit more crimes to exploit these funds."

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Address climate change, gov’t urged

“We are no longer vulnerable, we are already suffering from climate change.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Lumad students long for peace in their schools

“The soldiers came and burned our school. They said it was a school of the New People’s Army.” – Epoy, 19, a Manobo from Mindanao

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

#RememberHaiyan | Children still face uncertainties a year after

“Due to lack of livelihood, children are sometimes hungry, and they are deeply concerned for their parents’ well-being, sense of pride and job opportunities.”

Friday, November 7th, 2014

IBON Survey | Yolanda-affected residents in Eastern Visayas — LGU, relatives first came to our aid after typhoon Yolanda

The survey, conducted by IBON in six provinces of hardest-hit Eastern Visayas, shows that immediate relief and rescue by the local government units (LGUs) was felt most by 59% of the 1,094 respondents.

Friday, November 7th, 2014

PGH employees want director out

In 2010, employees supported Dr. Jose Gonzales when he was unceremoniously removed as director of the Phil. General Hospital by the UP president. Now, they are calling for his ouster.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Green action: PH sustainable agri movements among world’s most active

An IBON research project featured cases of communities, which showed that organic farming could be used as weapon for landless and poor peasants to assert their right to land and to their own future.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

House OKs P2.6-T budget despite opposition

“Tonight, Congress just wrote the president a blank check that will be financed by the Filipino people.” – Kabataan partylist Rep. Terry Ridon

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

7 years since Jonas’ disappearance | ‘My son is still missing’ – Edita Burgos

Edita Burgos took the witness stand at the first trial hearing of Maj. Harry Baliaga Jr. who is charged with the disappearance of her son Jonas.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

His friends wished they had met his ‘astig’ father

Arnold “AJ” Jaramillo was the iconic “astig” father: he was a New People’s Army leader.

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

2 Lumads killed, 2 missing in Caraga region

Two people were killed, while two went missing in three separate incidents during heavy military operations in Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur.

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