“Aquino was recognized as an ‘influential leader’ because of his rabid support for pro-capitalist and anti-worker policies. Not only has he refused to increase wages by a significant amount, he is trying to cut and freeze wages through the Two-Tiered Wage System.” – KMU
Month: April 2013
The relatives feel that there seems to be no sense of urgency in the search and rescue operations being conducted by the company. They say that at its current pace, the search would take three months.
“Nanay, don’t worry. We are still intact as a family. We will continue to fight for you and for all the other victims of extrajudicial killings.” — Ara Marcellana
The Philippines-Korea Solidarity Committee for Peace and Reunification in the Korean Peninsula (PKSCPRKP) and Kodao Productions present this travel documentary to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. This video was filmed on the occasion of the centennial of the birth of DPRK’s President Kim Il Sung in April 2012.
Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay assailed the military’s action as it “shows the government’s desperation to cover up the situation of the victims of typhoon Pablo– the neglect of the victims’ needs, the corruption in its relief and rehabilitation efforts, and worst, the harassment of people who exposed these, leading to the killing of Cristina Jose, the leader of the Pablo victims’ organization.”
By The Observer Editorial Commondreams.org In 2009, defending the promise he made to close Guantánamo Bay, President Barack Obama insisted: “The existence of Guantánamo likely created more terrorists around the world than it ever detained.” This weekend, the case for the closure of Guantánamo Bay, promised by Obama on his second day in office, has…
“We fear that if the Philippine government fails to act quickly in assisting and repatriating our OFWs, they will be subjected to harsher and more stringent crackdowns and human rights violations by Saudi authorities.” – Migrante