It has been 44 years ago that the Dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos declared the Philippines under Martial Law (ML) and 30 years ago that the peoples’ concerted power has driven the dictator and his family out of Malacañang and out of the country, and certain political groups even declared that democracy has been restored in the country.
Salute to Eva Malenab Umaguing – a friend, a co-worker, untiring Defender of the Defenseless.
Itatta nga aldaw, Setyembre 21, maipalagip kadatayo ti pannakaiyetnag ti Martial Law babaen kenni Ferdinand E. Marcos 44 a tawenen ti napalabas. Intunda ti Martial Law ti kasipngetan a paset ti pakasaritaan ti Pilipinas kalpasan ti maikadua a gubat ti sangalubongan.
Panlipunang katarungan at pangmatagalang kapayapaan hindi Martial Law ang kailangan ng mamamayang Pilipino noon, ngayon at sa susunod na panahon.
We, the 135 leaders of the clergy, religious and laity from the five federations that comprise the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP)* have successfully convened the 5th Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit on Peace from September 20-22, 2016 under the theme “Celebrating God’s Work for Peace: Journeying with the GRP-NDFP in the Continuing Struggle for Peace”.
The CPDF-Ifugao, in particular, places great expectations in the next phase of the peace talks as a comprehensive agreement for much-needed socio-economic reforms will be in its crux. We, thus, enjoin all local government officials in the province to take a more active role in the peace process by launching an education and information campaign regarding such reforms.
The various understandings on being human mentioned in the first part of this reflection are apparently inadequate in terms of understanding the human due to the fact that when we analyze ourselves in relation to these concepts, we do not see the human God created us to be. Rather, what we see is a fallen humanity.
BAGUIO CITY — Community folk of barangay Tanglag and Western Uma in Lubuagan, Kalinga are asking for the pull out 50th IB troops of the Philippine Army stationed in their villages.
BAGUIO CITY — Environment advocates unite to continue defending North Luzon’s environment and human rights in the 7th Amianan Salakniban (AS) Convener’s meeting last September 6-7, here.