By MARK PERE MADRONA
“The FOI bill can be a powerful tool in empowering people. People should always assert their right to information.” – Rep. Lorenzo Tañada III
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Tomorrow marks the 90th birthday of Jose “Ka Pepe” Diokno: nationalist, human rights defender, progressive intellectual, and more. Had he lived as long as his colleague, Lorenzo “Ka Tanny” Tanada who, at 91, stood up from his wheelchair at the gallery to hail the…
I am deeply pleased and highly honored to join the Tañada clan, friends, the various organizations and institutions and the broad masses of the people in celebrating the 110th birth anniversary of the great Filipino patriot Sen. Lorenzo M. Tañada, champion of national independence and democracy, principled statesman, brilliant legislator, civil libertarian and fearless militant against oppression, be it the Japanese fascist invaders or the homegrown fascist dictator Marcos.