Malupit at marahas ang pagkakapatay sa magkapatid na Rogelio “Ilyong” at Rolito “Roy” Mendoza, mga mahirap na magsasaka mula sa baryo ng Baliao sa Benito Soliven, probinsya ng Isabela.
In the wake of the military’s announcement of victory over the Marawi crisis, we are calling for the subsequent lifting of the declaration of Martial Law over the whole island of Mindanao and the immediate commencement of a people-led rehabilitation and reconstruction of the stricken city of Marawi.
Moreover, the Supreme Court (SC) has recently adopted the June 2017 recommendation of the La Trinidad Regional Trial Court (LT RTC) to put the 9-year case of another desaparecido, James Balao, in archive. The resolution has definitely set the tone of giving-up in the quest for James and justice for his enforced disappearance. James is a former editor-in-chief of the University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) Outcrop, also a member of CEGP-Cordillera.
Amianan Salakniban denounces the recent atrocities perpetrated by the 7th Infantry Division (ID) of the Northern Luzon Command with the arrest and illegal detention of five farmers, including a minor, from Kasibu town, in Nueva Vizcaya.
It has been 18 years since the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) was enacted in 1997. Yet, until today, the indigenous peoples of Baguio continue to be denied their right to representation in the City Council.
For more than four decades, Marcos and his cronies plundered the coffers and resources of the country while enjoying the protection of state security forces. Martial Law victimized people from all walks of life, but the hardest hit were the poor, the peasants and indigenous peoples – activists who relentlessly fought with their tooth and nail, life and limb until Marcos fell in 1986.
Uppat a pulo ken lima (45) a tawen ti napalabas manipud indeklara ti dati a diktador Ferdinand Marcos idi Setyembre 21, 1972 ti Martial Law. Daytoy a nasipnget a paset ti pakaistoryaan ti mangipaneknek ti pasismo ti estado, todo-todo a ranggas a saan makatao; ken ti nakalkaldaang a resulta na daytoy ti mangipalagip iti nagbalin a panaglaban ti umili para kadagiti demokratiko a karbengan ken pagsayaatan da.
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s sycophants at the House of Representatives are having a field day in their fascist and anti-people schemes in the past days.
We come from the North. Martial Law under the Dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos was a part of our history when national oppression was a scourge that bled our Igorots, Marcos is no hero.
Ang pagbibigay pugay at parangal sa mga martir ay isang rebolusyonaryong tungkulin. Napakahalaga para sa atin na magbalik-tanaw sa kanilang naging buhay, paghihirap, pagsasakripisyo at mga naiambag sa dakilang pakikibaka upang kapulutan natin ito ng aral, inspirasyon at sikhay sa pagsusulong ng digmang bayan.
The proposal to construct a multi-level podium parking system at the Burnham Park complex is just a symptom of a larger issue of the quality of governance that is right now being administered in the city.
Twenty-five years ago, a short document was signed by some visionary Filipinos. The Hague Joint Declaration signified an entry into the daring work of peace-building in the Philippines, shifting the dialogue and framing the peace process between the National Democratic Front in the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) in a helpful way.