In this Bulatlatan episode, Mrs. Edith Burgos, then general manager of Ang Pahayagang Malaya and We Forum, and son JL Burgos, journalist and filmmaker, look back at the lessons in fighting the Marcos dictatorship and call on the Filipino people to speak the truth amid the creeping tyranny.
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By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO On the fringes Bulatlat.com MALOLOS, Bulacan – Having earned a reputation for being both loquacious and boisterous, my relatives, friends, colleagues, and even sources are very much curious on how I manage to keep a straight face whenever I cover issues of human rights violations, especially during hearings against a…
In the Philippines, there is still no successful prosecution of security forces for killings, ‘disappearances,’ despite Aquino’s campaign and inauguration promises for accountability.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL MANILA – As the Senate sitting as an impeachment court takes a break for the Lenten season, groups under Gloria Panagutin! Movement renewed its appeal to the public to remain vigilant. March 22 Thursday will be the last day of the impeachment hearings. The Senate will resume sessions on May…
News in Pictures: Kin of Disappeared Challenge Noynoy Aquino to Stand Against Impunity and Injustice
The Families of the Disappeared for Justice (Desaparecidos) held a press conference today challenging presumptive president Noynoy Aquino to take the straight path to justice and help surface all the victims of enforced disappearances under the term of Ms. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.