Friday, February 28th, 2014
“I thought that our struggle would end when we accepted the offer to relocate. But now I realized that it is not yet over.”
Friday, February 21st, 2014
QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Bulatlat.com The government is always claiming that the number of poor is decreasing but it cannot deny the phenomenal growth of informal settlers across the country, especially in Metro Manila, in the past...
Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
I will only stop (being an activist) when I am already dead.” – Nanay Mameng
Friday, January 31st, 2014
“We are here to show you that you are not alone in this violent and sad eviction. We will strive to do what we can for justice, for humaneness and for the fulfillment of God’s will to...
Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
“The January 27 demolition of homes of the urban poor in the North Triangle was “the most overkill” in the number of police forces deployed, teargas fired and high-powered rifles displayed.” - CTUHR
Monday, January 27th, 2014
“The new wave of demolitions along Agham Road in Sitio San Roque, Quezon City, wreaks of violence and wanton disrespect for basic human rights. From the looks of it, not even an iota of humanity was present...
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
“This is supposed to be a basic social service to the people. But the government failed to provide it to us. Now, it is the capitalists who are benefiting.”
Thursday, January 9th, 2014
“We are expecting that these attacks against the welfare of the urban poor would continue this 2014. But we will continue to push and fight for our rights, for our livelihood and for decent pay.”
Thursday, December 12th, 2013
“First they tried to get rid of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center. Now they want to get rid of plants and trees. What is next? Pushing for the transfer of government offices like the Philippine Science High...
Monday, November 11th, 2013
“Aquino promised to provide us with decent shelter using billions of pesos from the Informal Settler Fund (ISF), but only provided us with far-flung relocation sites that lack basic social services and employment opportunities." – residents
Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA