The government is now on a rampage in Ilocos, targeting progressive groups the Duterte administration accuses of having links with communist rebels.
Students of the University of the Philippines Baguio together with human rights defenders lit candles in an indignation rally at the university’s oblation ground to condemn and demand justice for the killing of National Democratic Front of the Philippines Consultant Randy Malayao.
Assailants murdered Randy Malayao, a peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) while sleeping on a bus, parked for a break on the trip near the CCQ restaurant at Aritao in Nueva Vizcaya, at 2:30 am on January 30.
Last night under the biting chill and purple sky, we joined the condemnation of Randy’s extrajudicial killing at UP Baguio, part of the nationwide action in the different UP units. Young activists, fraternity brothers, fellow writers in the Northern Dispatch and some fellow alumni from CEGP and UP. We are mourning now. We express our deepest condolences to Randy’s family and kin and the communities he served.
Baliw is a wordplay on two meanings in Filipino and Ilokano. Baliw in Ilokano means change while it means crazy in Filipino. A month-long art exhibit that features emerging non-traditional art forms that looks into pressing political realities at Villa Romana, an inn along Ambuclao Road.
The reduction of the minimum age for criminal liability may curb the use of children by criminal groups in their activities according to the top official of Ilocos Sur
As the House of Representatives Committee on Justice approved the draft of the proposed legislation to lower the age for criminal liability Monday, Jan. 21, more groups advocating children and youth welfare in Northern Luzon expressed condemnation and calls on the government to pursue cases and jail corrupt officials and violators of human rights instead.
Agarup 7,500 a biktima ti Martial Law manipud iti Hawaii class suit ti makaawat iti kuarta a reparasion. Ti reparasion ket manipud iti naglakuan iti dua a paintings a tinakaw dagiti Marcos idi panawen ti Martial Law.
The chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) today, Jan. 18 called the amended petition to proscribe the Communist Party of the Philippine and the New People’s Army as terrorist organizations as “a piece of legal fiction with dire consequences for the people.”
Farmers’ group Danggayan dagiti Mannalon ti Cagayan condemned the illegal arrest and detention of six Kalinga farmers in Isabela province.
Reacting on the recent Philippine National Police pronouncement that students and youth are being “forced” to join the New People’s Army, a progressive youth group said that individuals joining the armed revolution make their own choices.
Kabataan Partylist condemns the recent statement of the Philippine National Police (PNP) which accuses students from the University of the Philippines (UP) and Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) of immersing and joining the armed group New Peoples’ Army (NPA).