December 19, 2014     Philippines
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Thursday, November 27th, 2014

FOI bill ‘defanged’ – Makabayan solons

“The people demand a genuine FOI law, and those who wish to thwart this are on the defensive in light of the corruption, anomalies, human rights abuses and injustices previously covered up due to information restrictions.”

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Transfer Palparan to civilian jail, appeals court urged

“A criminal like Palparan does not deserve any form of VIP treatment.” – Concepcion Empeño

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Palparan lawyers to present over 30 witnesses

“They were given two years to present their witnesses. But they failed.. I wonder where they are going to get their witnesses now.” – Mrs. Concepcion Empeño

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Reforms needed to solve Ampatuan massacre case, other media killings

“Our justices may look into the possibility of reviewing and revising the rules of court.” – Prima Quinsayas, lawyer of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists

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.

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