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national events as they impact Northern Luzon

Marcos’ guilty verdict hailed

Groups in Ilocos region hailed the November 9 Sandigan Bayan ruling convicting Ilocos Norte second district representative Imelda Marcos for graft and called on the government to affect her immediate arrest.

A crack in the nation’s foundation

Section 1, Article 15 of the 1986 Constitution states: “The State recognizes the Filipino family as the foundation of the nation. Accordingly, it shall strengthen its solidarity and actively promote its total development.” However, the number of broken homes and problematic relationships between couples and their children are increasing, with majority of case associated to families that one or both parents are working overseas.

56 policemen under Duterte commit VAWC

A women’s training and research institution on October 30, said they recorded 56 personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to have abused women since Rodrigo Duterte assumed presidency.

Federalism advocates face big obstacles

Speaking in a forum on charter change and legislative reform, Attorney Michael Yusingco said “charter change’s path has really big obstacles that probably cannot be overcome by the current administration.”

DARANUDOR TI ILOCANDIA | Panagbaringkuas para iti pagsasao nga Ilokano

Daytoy ket resulta iti kinakurang ti naananay a konsultasion ken konsiderasion iti naparnuay a tarabay a napanday iti mano a tawen babaen kadagiti indibidwal nga adda iti benneg ti literatura, mass media, institusion ti gobierno ken pagadalan. Ladawan daytoy ti galad ti gobiernotayo a nairuam a mangipatpatungapal kadagiti pagannurutan nga awan ti panangikonsidera ti kasasaad ken rikna dagiti maseknan.

YOUTH SPEAK | SIN’s deadly sin

A notorious underground group of students, the Student Intelligence Network has been known to harass, intimidate, and threaten progressive individuals and groups in schools and universities.

STATEMENTS | Resist ethnocidal attacks against Philippine indigenous peoples

Attacks in all forms against dissenting IPs from Luzon to Mindanao have escalated as the government implements its age-old witch hunt strategy, now branded as “Red October” under Oplan Kapayapaan. Harassment, illegal arrests, filing of trumped-up charges and killings continue unabated. IPs have no other choice but to fight back.