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Statements: Hinggil sa ekstensyon ng aplikasyon ng mga biktima ng HR sa Claims Board

Sa gitna ng panawagan ng mamamayan para sa pagbibitiw ni BS Aquino sa pwesto , ang mga biktima ng Martial Law ay nananawagan para sa mas mabilis na pagbibigay ng bayad-pinsala (reparation) at pagkilala (recognition) sa paglabag ng kanilang karapatang pantao. Masyadong abala ang pangulo sa pagtatakip at paglilinis ng kanyang pangalan sa mga kapalpakan ng kanyang pamumuno kung kaya’t noon lamang Pebrero 17 niya pinirmahan ang ekstensyon.

NL groups demand repeal of Mining Act

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Amianan Salakniban, the Northern Luzon Mine Watch and Human Rights Network, will join the protest …

Farmers protest CARP, pushes for GARB

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Farmers under the banner of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), the national alliance of …

Crossroads: Massacre of trees

By MARY LOU MARIGZA www.nordis.net Last week, another tree cutting incident was brought to the public and media’s attention at Mt. Sto …

NCIP defends performance

By NADET DOLIPAS-CAPUYAN www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) Executive Director Marlea Munez defended her agency against Cordillera …

Statements: Put an end to foreign-dominated, large-scale and destructive mining

By AMIANAN SALAKNIBAN
The howling of mining machines, destruction of resources and echoes of gunfire continue to torment the people of Northern Luzon.

Receding shoreline, eroded river sand dunes and river banks, disturbed or destroyed marine ecosystems, vanishing fishery resources, flooded homes and farms are the what magnetite mining brought to Ilocos and Cagayan. In the Cordilleras, big and foreign mining firms continue to strip the forests, level mountains and pollute rivers.

Mild quake shakes Baguio, Luzon

BY KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Baguio City and other cities and towns in Luzon at …

NL Youth Summit on Jan 26 to 27

By ANNALYN REBECCA EISMA www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Continuing to foster the youth’s role in nation building, the Cordillera Youth Center and …