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Ampatuan Massacre promulgation of verdict will be broadcast live – SC

The High Court allowed two People’s Television cameras which other media outfits could hook into and limited number of reporters ho would not be allowed to bring their own cameras, smart phones and other video and audio recording equipment inside the courtroom.

Joma urges Duterte to undertake goodwill measures to revive talks

Goodwill measures from President Rodrigo Duterte may be the ticket for the Government of the Republic of the Philippines to successfully revive formal peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, Jose Maria Sison said.

Gate-crashing general booed out of forum by his red-baiting victims

“This is a forum organized by MAT…Gen. Parlade has every platform that he can get, including mass media to spill his twisted lies. He is not welcome here…If he can be so kind and act like a gentleman and step out of this hall,” Bayan Chairperson Carol Araullo said.

NDFP expresses support to Pinoy athletes, urges SEAG mess probe

“The Filipino people should continue to support the Filipino athlete. Their outrage is directed at the evil Duterte-Cayetano combine,” the long-lasting underground publication said.

Worldwide lawyers’ group supports charges vs Duterte in int’l courts

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers resolved to back plans to file potential cases against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for “violations of international human rights law" during its council meeting in Belgium on November 2019.

LODI asks Robredo to stop ‘disinformation’ surrounding drug war

Artists' and journalists' alliance LODI asks ICAD co-chair Vice President Leni Robredo to investigate 'disinformation' regarding the government's drug war, and provide full disclosure on its issues, as part of her agency's top priorities.

Luis Teodoro leads 2019 Titus Brandsma Awards winners

Veteran journalist and activist Luis V. Teodoro leads this year’s recipients of the prestigious Titus Brandsma Awards, from the media ministry of the Carmelite Order in the Philippines.




Church leads HR day commemoration in Pangasinan

The Promotion for Church People’s Response led the commemoration of the International Human Righths Day in Pangasinan with a mass and forum that tackled the people’s moral and spiritual responsibility to expose and act against social injustice.


DPWH not part of planning for RTF-ELCAC road projects

The Cordillera regional office of the DPWH said they were not part of the planning for the road projects that the anti-insurgency task force is insisting on them to implement.


Groups demand accountability for rights violations in Cagayan Valley

Members of progressive groups in Cagayan Valley called for government accountability for its neglect of basic services and widespread rights violations on December 10, International Human Rights Day.