February 01, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

On SC decision for LRT, MRT fare hike | ‘ SC takes side of govt, capitalist cohorts’

"It just goes to show that this administration is hell-bent on pursuing the interests of his bosses. And I'm not talking about the Filipino people, but the capitalists who run the MRTC and LRMC." – Train Riders Network (TREN)

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

#DearPope | Families of disappeared hope for Pope Francis’ solidarity

“After his visit, our lives will remain the same... But at least our spirits would be uplifted.”

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Pope Francis invited to ‘gatherings of the poor’

“It is time that the poor speak for themselves.”

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

The disaster of #NoynoyPh in the year 2014

The government was snail-paced at responding despite its heavy use of social media in hyping its supposed response, and its quick approval of the modernization of its armed forces despite lack of a dependable flow of relief...

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Despite rains and harassments|CPP in Mindanao celebrates 46th anniversary with impressive attendance

The CPP said its membership in Mindanao has increased to “tens of thousands, majority of whom are in barrios, factories, schools and communities,” without revealing exact numbers.

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Military encampment of communities results in violence against women – group says

Rape by state forces came to light in a recent reported case in Bukidnon.

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Dispatches: CIA torture report, a disturbing read

The report summary is a very disturbing read. Will the full 6,000-page committee report be declassified? Will it push the Obama administration to prosecute those responsible for torture as international law requires? Unless criminal acts carry criminal...

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

16 year old rape victim speaks against perpetrator

“If these perpetrators remain scot-free, there would be more VAW victims like ‘Jessa’ and ‘Sienna’.”

Friday, December 5th, 2014

A victim of rights violation, then of typhoon and gov’t neglect

It is bad enough that her husband was brutally murdered allegedly by soldiers while tending his farm, and her efforts to seek justice for his killing resulted in harassments. She was forced to leave for Leyte,...

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Police officer rejected as ‘expert witness’ in Leyte mass grave case

During cross examination, the police officer who examined the skeletons of the alleged victims admitted that he arrived at the arrived at the crime scene at least 10 days after the digging at the massacre site began....

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Protesters decry lack of genuine change under Aquino

Protesters tagged Aquino as a US lackey who sold out the country’s sovereignty worse than his predecessors because he welcomed the de-facto military bases thru EDCA; a lying leader who boasts of economic growth that only the...

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