“Not only did President Aquino violate the constitution in having implemented DAP, he is now betraying public trust in loudly and publicly rejecting the ruling on DAP.” – ACT Teachers’ Party Rep. Antonio Tinio
Given the supposed numbers of Aquino allies in Congress and the all-powerful sway of pork barrel that continues to exist in public funds, impeaching Aquino is “a daunting task,” Rep. Terry Ridon of Kabataan Partylist admitted. But, he said, they are prepared to fight, anyway.
MANILA – By issuing inflammatory and provocative statements, the Aquino government and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are stoking the Spratly Islands conflict in order to justify inviting US military presence in the South China sea lanes on the pretext of defending Philippine sovereignty. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said that…
“Awards are welcome but not enough. Environmental killings should be solved, stopped,”—Green activist group (PR)
May 15, 2011 Press Release “The Environmental Heroes Award given by the administration to the six environment workers is welcome. However, awards are not enough to honor the sacrifices made by environmental defenders who were killed in the line of duty. The perpetrators should be caught and justice should be delivered,” commented green activist group…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
According to Karapatan, there have been at least 25 victims of extrajudicial killings, two victims of enforced disappearance, 16 victims of torture, and 18 victims of illegal detention under the Aquino administration. It has barely been five months since Aquino took over on June 30.