Category: Breaking News

NPA-Northern Samar raids ‘abusive Marawi battalion’

Since 2017 peasants and peasant women in Northern Samar have complained of extra-judicial killings, military encampment in public schools and in barangays, forcible mass evacuation affecting 2,423 victims, illegal arrest and detention, series of aerial bombing, psywar and surveillance, destruction of properties, sexual harassment and others.

Youth groups storm CHED to protest policies aggravating problems in education

Youth groups’ protest action faced police violence after trooping to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) last May 30 to decry the “worsening state of education” in the country. Three members of the group present in the activity were grabbed by officers after defacing the gates of the commission but were released after the program.

State security forces resort to death threats, red tagging against Makabayan party-list groups, supporters

Members and supporters of senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares and Makabayan partylist groups received death threats, were harassed and labeled as communists and supporters of New People’s Army (NPA). The Makabayan bloc has been critical of the Duterte administration.

Cops campaign against Makabayan party list groups

MANILA — Elements of Philippine National Police (PNP)  were seen distributing copies of Pulis Serbis Balita, the official newsletter of the PNP, inside the Geronimo Elementary School, Sampaloc, Manila, according to Kontra Daya-Metro Manila. The banner story, “Kabataan, nanguna sa pagkondena sa legal fronts at political parties na sumusuporta sa CPP/NPA” tags Bayan Muna, Kabataan,…

Website of alternative media outfit under DDoS amid election coverage

By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions Kodao’s website Kodao.org is currently suffering from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack amid its 2019 midterm elections coverage. DDoS monitoring website DDoSMon reported that Kodao experienced 11 attacks since 10:58 Sunday night. The other attacks happened at 11.23 and 11:56 Sunday evening, and 12:49, 7:40, 7:56, 9:07, 9:24,…