Karen peoples have re-envisioned their indigenous territories through the establishment of Salween Peace Park as “a space of peace, self-determination, environmental integrity, and cultural survival.”
This year’s Oblation Run highlighted the Filipino people’s fight for democracy and called for the defense of freedom of expression amid worsening attacks on media and various sectors critical of the policies of the Rodrigo Duterte administration.
“He was attacked while sleeping and now that he is dead, he is still being attacked? What are the depths of cruelty and insensitivity?”
Yes, both rivers are flowing still, however much some people’s greed wishes to dam them or turn them to mud. Their waters flow ever northward, ever sure that, at the end of their travels, a wider and freer ocean awaits.
“The person who pulled the trigger is not the only one at fault. The one who ordered the killing is equally guilty.” — Maria Kristina C. Conti, secretary general of the NUPL-NCR
What is Bulatlat? Bulatlat is an online news magazine established after the ouster of former President Joseph Estrada. Press freedom advocates and human rights defenders gathered to form the news agency to tap the then booming internet in the country to help explain issues and government policies and to contribute towards shaping public opinion by…
In This Week on People’s History, Bulatlat remembers the Battle of Manila and how the US forces destroyed the beautiful city to keep colonies like the Philippines dependent for reconstruction and rehabilitation.
“Randy is a hero of the people who spent his life always working for genuine peace and betterment of the Filipino people,” Colmenares said as he urged the PNP to “stop spreading intrigues against him because they are just exposing their true colors.”
Despite the people’s success in bringing home the Balangiga bells, much need to be done to cure ourselves of historical amnesia. — ACT Teachers Partylist
A beneficiary whose father was killed and burned by Philippine Constabulary troopers in the late 70s confirmed that Malayao never asked for money from her even after her family received Php1.7 million with his help.
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions SAN PABLO, Isabela—The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounced efforts by the Rodrigo Duterte government for what it calls the “regime’s foulest move in sowing false information surrounding the murder” of National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultant Randy Malayao last January 30 in Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya.…