Monday, September 21st, 2015
As “force multipliers” for the Philippine Army, paramilitary groups were also multipliers of its human rights abuses in the past four decades.
Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
Instead of benefiting from the development projects, farmers could now hardly tend to their fields, afraid that soldiers would harass and brand them as members or supporters of the NPAs.
Friday, May 15th, 2015
Sixty-nine workers died on the second floor of the building, belying claims by the factory owner and the Labor Department that Kentex complied with labor standards, building, fire and safety requirements.
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
The soldiers clipped farmer Ruben Wating’s left thumbnail with pliers. Then, another soldier pulled out a .45-caliber gun, aimed it at his forehead, and threatened to kill him.
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
“For months commuters have been squeezed dry by unjust MRT fare hikes even as the quality of train service has diminished or has even become hazardous.”
Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
“The mountains are still here, because of the people’s struggles.”
Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
"If they evict people just for their own interest, then, that is not development. That is tyranny against the people."
Saturday, April 11th, 2015
Migrante International says the lack of legal assistance by government deprives OFWs due process and lands them straight to jail, in some cases, in death row.
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
“Junk the labor export policy. Noynoy, resign.You should leave now. This is what I want and what everyone wants.”- Nora Aunor
Monday, March 16th, 2015
The “Balit mission” confirms cases of rights abuses by soldiers in Lumad communities, who were forced to evacuate.
Friday, March 6th, 2015
Many Moro heroes in Philippine history have been ignored and forgotten because of a legacy from the colonizers: the alienation between Christians and Muslims.