This week in people’s history, Bulatlat looks back on the birth anniversary of the first Filipina film actress and National Artist for theater and music, Honorata dela Rama also known as Atang.
Children of the victims of the #AmpatuanMassacre perform a song at the massacre site in sitio Masalay, barangay Salman, Ampatuan town in Maguindanao, Nov. 17 to commemorate the 10th year of the single deadliest attack on journalists in recent history.
Most of the victims who fell prey to the bloodied claws of tokhang are economic providers in their respective families. Evidently, the result of this senseless war on drugs has exacerbated the already precarious state of poor families in this barangay.
Pag-aresto sa community journalist sa Negros, kinundena
Local folks simultaneously do panag-aapoy (light a fire) on the graves of their departed relatives which gives a sight of bonfire across the cemetery. They believe that the fires give warmth and light to their departed loved ones. According to some community members, panag-aapoy is also a way of connecting to the souls of their ancestors.
Filipino farmers call for subsidy amid the influx of imported rice from other countries.
The artworks remind us that the poor of San Roque are human beings deserving of dignity.
Scenes of the United People’s Sona 2019.
A health worker of 18 years, union leader Eleazar Sobinsky shares why he is joining the United People’s SONA protest on Monday, July 22.
In this video, public school teacher Roel Mape shares how they carry out their commitment of providing quality education beyond the four walls of the classroom, including why they are joining this year’s United People’s SONA.