Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Dear Pope Francis, ¡Bienvenido a las Filipinas! Welcome to the Philippines! By now, I’m sure you’re already flooded with messages poured upon you by my fellow Filipinos. Thus, my voice will be just another amongst the crowd. My voice comes from a place of complex stories, identities, ideologies, and perspectives. I am an agnostic theist.
Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
“After his visit, our lives will remain the same... But at least our spirits would be uplifted.”
Friday, December 12th, 2014
In this video, Justine Villeno, son of disappeared labor activist Ben Villeno, belies President Aquino’s promise of “daang matuwid” (straight path), saying that the government will not act in the interest of the kin and victims of...
Thursday, November 27th, 2014
Julia Poloyapoy’s three sons were last seen with soldiers during military operations in Agusan del Sur. One turned up dead, while two have been missing for almost month.
Monday, November 17th, 2014
Monday, November 3rd, 2014
“In the name of God who is just, please grant justice to the missing.”
Monday, September 29th, 2014
"It has been four years and so far we have nothing but motions. Palparan may be long gone but this case would be far from over." – Concepcion Empeño, mother of disappeared UP student Karen
Thursday, June 26th, 2014
By TILDE ACUNA
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
After the prosecution presented several eyewitnesses in the abduction of Karen and Sherlyn, the defense was given several opportunities to present their own witnesses. Not one has been presented since.
Thursday, May 1st, 2014
Ni LOUISE VINCENT B. AMANTE Bulatlat.com “With Malacanang’s tough branding of human rights violations as leftist propaganda, are the authorities now saying that I will never see my son again?” – Edita Burgos, ina ni Jonas Burgos...
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
"The military cannot say that they do not have the money to transport their witnesses. It has all the resources—helicopters, tanks and all kinds of vehicles—and a huge budget. It is their duty to bring their witnesses...