By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A 61-year old peasant activist was shot dead by two men on board a motorcycle, March 9 in San Roque village, San Mateo, Isabela, human rights group Karapatan said. Bonifacio Labasan, an active member of Danggayan Dagiti Mannalon iti Cagayan Valley (Dagami)-Isabela chapter, rode his motorcycle at around…
Day: March 23, 2011
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Survivors of martial law criticized a House resolution seeking to bury former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The Samahan ng mga Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda), an organization of former political prisoners, said the resolution authored by Sorsogon Representative Salvador Escudero and…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said the struggle to impeach Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez was waged not only inside the House of Representatives but was also waged by the people outside the halls of Congress.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Various groups have denounced the US-led military attacks against Libya after the United Nations Security Council passed resolution 1973 authorizing the attacks. Government employees, students and workers have launched protests, saying that the US and its allies should back out of the war in Libya. Government employees led by…
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“After almost four years of waiting, we finally see a glimmer of hope…While we seem to have won this battle, the real measure of success is the recovery of my son. We shall continue the fight until Jonas is returned to us, alive and well and justice is served.” – Edita Burgos
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Reportedly, there are a number of individuals allied with Malacañang lobbying to be appointed as officers-in-charge (OICs) for ARMM. Among those alleged to be aspiring for an appointment are losing Basilan gubernatorial candidate, former Anak Mindanao Rep. Mujiv Hataman, Akbayan head Ronald Llamas and Presidential Adviser on Peace Process Teresita Deles.