Community journalists are crucial in bringing underreported issues in the regions to national and international audiences. They give voice to the marginalized whose grievances are often ignored by the corporate media.
Alex Arias, 63 years old, was declared dead on arrival at the Rizal Medical Center in Pasig City at about 7:30 Sunday night due to a heart attack, the eve of the International Human Rights Day.
Datu Kaylo clarified that Salugpongan has been recognized by the NCIP Region XI as Tribal Council of elders in 2003, and it is entitled to all rights, benefits, and privileges granted under Republic Act 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples’Rights Act (IPRA).
By DEE AYROSO
By MARYA SALAMAT This is one of the reports in a series produced by Bulatlat.com with the Asia-Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) Media Fellowship. The series aims to report on linkages between gender, ecological conflicts and climate change. MANILA — Two proofs stand out today showing how long and how determined the…
The people’s armed defense of their lands and national patrimony has been a recourse that must be recognized and respected in the context of deep-seated historic injustices and brutal suppression. The revolutionary armed movement in the Philippines led by the CPP-NPA-NDFP has maintained a strong opposition to destructive large-scale mining operations.
On the 70th year of International Human Rights Day, different groups gathered at Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila then marched their way to Chino Roces bridge (former Mendiola). They vow to continue defending the people’s rights amid President Duterte’s tyrannical rule.
‘Consultants are chosen for their expertise in their fields of endeavor, integrity and progressive views’ – NDFP
Cownsultants of the NDFP in the peace talks with the government are being arrested one after the other, and are being charged with murder and illegal possession of firearms. Who are they and what is their role in tge peace negotiations?
The spate of killings in Mindanao is expected to continue after Congress and Senate approved on Wednesday the extension of martial law, a militant Moro group said, noting that it is being used by President Rodrigo Duterte to cling in power.
By DEE AYROSO
This Week on People’s History, Bulatlat remembers the historic signing of the UN Declaration of Human Rights that took place 70 years ago.