“The Duterte administration is attacking IBON because our research, education and advocacy work exposes Philippine economic realities that the government wants to conceal.”
Day: November 7, 2019
By DANILO ARAO, RONALYN OLEA, JANESS ANN ELLAO, MARYA SALAMAT, ANNE MARXZE UMIL, JOHN AARON MACARAEG, ALYSSA MAE CLARIN, JUSTIN UMALI, CARLO MANALANSAN, JOMARI ALEJANDRO III HERRERA Bulatlat.com …
“The release of the majority of the people arrested during the raids essentially means that the charges against them are not true.”
Hindi kataka-taka na maraming bansa sa Asya, Latina Amerika at Africa ang tumitingin sa Cuba bilang modelo ng pagtugon sa pangangailangan ng kanilang mamamayan. Ang mga naganap sa Chile sa panahon ni Allende, sa Venezuela mula sa panahon ni Chavez, sa Nicaragua sa ilalim ng mga Sandinista – ang naglagay sa rehiyon sa pagpapatuloy ng diwa ng pagpapalaya sa sarili na nagdulot naman ng reaksyon ng mga konserbatibong pwersa.
Yanat Baguio-Benguet condemned the threats, saying that “the state is hell-bent on suppressing those who are critical of its administration.”
“Urban poor advocates are not spared in this widespread crackdown against progressive organizations. We have to be even more vigilant.”
MANILA – On Nov. 6, lawyers, law students, family and friends commemorated the first death anniversary of human rights lawyer, Benjamin Ramos. Ramos, lawyer of the poor and farmers in Negros was shot dead on Nov. 6, 2018 in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. Among the last cases he handled was the case of the Sagay…