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Press Releases and Statements

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

200 terminated call center agents in Cebu

PRESS RELEASE 21 February 2013 CEBU — The BPO Industry Employees’ Network (BIEN), a broad network of contact center professionals and employees from the country’s sunshine industry, expresses its concern for and support to the more than 200 call center agents of Cordia-Philippines who were illegally terminated. According to a news item, 23 out of

Friday, February 1st, 2013

OFW Lanuza saved from execution

Press Statement 1 February 2013 We are elated upon hearing the report that our fellow overseas Filipino worker Rogelio ‘Dondon’ Lanuza, at long last, will soon be freed after the Saudi government reportedly shouldered the payment of...

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Network for clean, peaceful, and responsive elections launched

Press Release 30 January 2013 Taft, Manila— Members of the youth sector convened at the Iglesia Filipina Independiente for the launching of Rock the Vote Philippines, a youth network that advocates for clean, peaceful, and responsive elections....

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

UP CMC vows to never forget Ampatuan massacre

As a community of educators and students, we in the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) join journalists and media workers in remembering what must not be forgotten! November 23 marks not just...

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Statement of the 15th Graciano Lopez Jaena Community Journalism Fellows on the Cybercrime Law

With the Cybercrime Law in effect, democracy is fast becoming more illusory. The Republic Act 10175 or the Anti-Cybercrime Law tramples upon our hard-earned freedoms – the right to free speech, the right to free expression, the...

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Salute the people’s resistance to fascist rule

Teachers and Education Workers: Persist in the struggle for national freedom and democracy! ACT Statement on the 40th year of the imposition of martial law September 20, 2012 It was in the 23rd of September 1972 and...

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Remembering the horrors and heroism of martial law

RAMON M. PATRIARCA Political Prisoner Camp Lapu-lapu, Cebu City September 14, 2012 I join my fellow political prisoners (PPs) in this week-long fasting for all victims and survivors of martial law. The state of open terror was...

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Flood victims cannot accept Aquino’s excuses–CPP

Press Release August 9, 2012 The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today expressed its deepest sympathies to the hundreds of thousands of victims of the floods that inundated wide swathes of the National Capital Region and...

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Aquino’s five failures to the Filipino youth

PRESS STATEMENT: July 23, 2012 The Filipino youth are greeting the State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III with greater discontent and protests, for his failure to address the deepening socio-economic crisis faced by...

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Overseas Filipinos worldwide join People’s SONA

Overseas Filipinos around the world launched simultaneous protest activities to participate in the People’s SONA (State of the Nation Address). Migrante International chapters in different parts of the world led members, other migrant organizations and Filipino communities...

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Lies, terror and violence in Aquino’s third SONA

With his two years of presidency and three State of the Nation Address (SONA), Pres. Noynoy Aquino has peddled lies on the situation of human rights in the Philippines. He has been, in fact, inflicting terror and...

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