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Monday, December 31st, 2012

In 2012, urban poor jailed, killed for fighting for homes

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Eight months have passed since Arnel Leonor, 19, of Silverio Compound in Parañaque City, was killed during the demolition of their homes. As of this writing, no justice has been served and his mother Glenda feels it is taking too long. Eight months, too, have passed since

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Makati City gov’t demolishes homes, attacks Guatemala St. residents

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO "What use do I have for school...

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Demolition by fire: burning urban poor communities a government tactic?

By IGAL JADA SAN ANDRES and PATRICIA LOURDES VIRAY Urban poor experiences show:...

Friday, April 27th, 2012

More Filipinos become internal refugees under Aquino

By RONALYN V. OLEA ‘We are endlessly building and rebuilding our lives amidst...

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Six hurt in rally vs ordinance declaring the Quezon City Central Business District

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Urban poor groups and a government employees union held a protest action in front of the Quezon City Hall to criticize the recently passed local ordinance that designates the...

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Sorry conditions in urban poor relocation site

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO "The government wants to project itself as...

Friday, February 10th, 2012

World Bank funds project to address housing crisis as demolitions continue

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO "The government has no right to call Filipinos...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Satur C. Ocampo | Fil-Ams: ‘President Noynoy, take charge!’

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star In the past several weeks thousands of families of informal settlers in the National Capital Region have had their houses or communities demolished or threatened to...

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Satur C. Ocampo | From dream to nightmare

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star In the past several weeks thousands of families of informal settlers in the National Capital Region have had their houses or communities demolished or threatened to...

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Relocated to Montalban, former residents of Laperal compound in Makati face an uncertain future

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO "We are not garbage, and we...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

‘Aquino’s massive relocation plan will spur series of violent demolitions soon,’ says urban poor group

PRESS RELEASE May 12, 2011 Kadamay-NCR hits PNoy’s all-out demolition policy of urban poor communities MANILA — Militant urban poor group, Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap – National Capital Region (Kadamay-NCR) today urges the administration of President Benigno...

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