Court hears activist’s motion to dismiss DOJ petition

BAGUIO CITY– Cordillera Peoples Alliance chairperson Windel Bolinget, accompanied by his lawyer Atty. Jose Molintas, attended today a hearing at the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 19 on the motion Bolinget filed last August 31 seeking for the removal of his name from the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) terrorist proscription list and for the dismissal of the DOJ petition to proscribe the CPP and NPA as terrorist organizations.

DENR Sec. Cimatu issues ban on small scale mining in Cordillera

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Thousands of families depending on small scale mining will have to look for other sources of livelihood because Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)Secretary Roy Cimatu issued a ban on pocket mining in Cordillera last Septemver 17.

NGOs commit to post-Ompong rehab work

By DAVID VILLEGAS www.nordis.net TUGUEGARAO CITY — Cagayan Valley Disaster Response Center (CVDRC), with various other non-governmental organizations (NGOs), conducted its rapid …

Panimulang tagumpay sa hustisya, patuloy na pakikibaka laban sa tiranya

BAGUIO CITY – Sa ika-46 taon ng Martial Law, inihayag ng Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto – Northern Luzon (SELDA-NL) ang pagtatasa kaugnay ng implementasyon ng Republic Act 10368 o pagkilala at reparasyon sa mga biktima ng Martial Law. Nagpapasalamat ang SELDA sa nga naging bahagi at tumulong sa kampanya para sa pagkilala at reparasyon.

Poetry: Ang Pitong Tausug

ni Rene Boy Abiva www.nordis.net Noong araw na inaasahang tatama ang mata ni Ompong sa lupa ay s’ya namang araw kung saan …

Editorial: Soundbytes and the blame game

On the disaster left by Ompong in northern luzon and in the Visayas that was drenched too by the torrential rains that the typhoon pulled along its way across the islands. As of today the Cordillera reports 83 deaths mostly in Benguet province and from Cebu 14 dead. The President and his “men” made the rounds of the disaster battered town centers in the north and also in the Visayas.