February 02, 2015     Philippines
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Sunday, February 1st, 2015

39 OFWs in Saudi complain abuse, seek repatriation

“The OFWs contribute so much to the country’s economy. They call us the modern-day heroes, but they treat us this way. Is this how you treat heroes? POLO-OWWA has the funds, yet they are taking a long time to bring us home?”

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Child workers get a chance to go back to school

Until EILER’s back-to-school project for child workers came to their village, Pitang was a stay-in among the sakada, where 26 from their village alone are child workers aged 10 to 12.

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Snubbed by management for 10 years, PCMC employees’ union fight for workers’ rights, welfare

A public health workers’ union has been pushing for a collective negotiation agreement and union recognition since 2004. Related story | The cost of fighting for what is right

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Civilians killed in Mamasapano operation – Suara Bangsamoro

Even as more questions are being raised on who called the shots in the deadly Mamasapano operation by elite cops, reports of civilian casualties are coming in.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Meet the Dove

Meet the Dove

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Groups slam Aquino‘s buck-passing on Mamasapano clash

Progressive groups lambasted President Aquino, who, in a nationally-televised message, passed the blame to the head of the elite police commando unit for the deadly Mamasapano clash.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Green groups to DENR: ‘Respect Nueva Vizcaya’s ban on open-pit mining’

“The DENR should respect the political will of the frontline communities who have borne the brunt of OceanaGold and FCF Minerals’ pollutive and destructive operations.”

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Aquino, US government blamed for Maguindanao clash

The hunt for terror suspects, which resulted in the deadly clashes in Maguindanao, was suspiciously timed with the congressional deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

The Vanisher

The Vanisher

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

28 years | Remembering the Mendiola Massacre

“Comrades, have the massacres, killings and land grabbing stopped?” peasant leader Rafael Mariano asked. The crowd gave a resounding no.

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

The two Genasques

A Manobo leader and his son are keeping a tradition passed on through generations: the defense of their ancestral lands.

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