Nueva Vizcaya residents and environmental groups brought their call to the president to reject the FTAA renewal of OceanaGold to the nation’s capital.
The youth group YANAT-Ilocos questioned the new edition of the DMMMSU student handbook, saying some of the provisions constitute to student repression and discrimination.
“Whether or not Robredo gets the administrative and budgetary support, it is apparent that the Duterte camp would want her to fail. If she succeeds, Duterte and his ilk will be put to shame.”
Alarmed of the growing number of non-readers even in high school, concerned residents in Tabuk City launched a signature campaign to call the attention of the government on what they call “reading crisis.”
The family of murdered RTC Judge Mario Anacleto Bañez said his death should encourage more people to pursue truth and justice despite the risks.
Activists from development institutions and people’s organizations gave a tribute to Judge Mario Anacleto Bañez, who was assassinated last week, for his “impartiality and justness” in handling the case filed against their colleague.
The provinces of Apayao and Cagayan in Northern Luzon were put under the state of calamity following the extreme flooding and landslides brought by Typhoon Quiel (international name ‘Nakri’) over the week.
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.
Altermidya Network, alarmed at the information regarding a warrant the PNP wants served in Quezon City’s IBON Building, where they hold office, warns the PNP to “stay away from our office”.
We reiterate that encouraging violence against the media and to those exercising their rights, even on social media posts, should not become a norm and tolerated. Such actions have no room in a democratic society nor on our page.
Since 2008, the Philippines remained among the top five countries around the world where killings of journalists are unsolved based on the World Impunity Index published annually by the freedom watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists.
So let those responsible for — or contemplating — violence against journalists, hear this loud and clear: long after the world’s attention may have moved on, you may think you have gotten away with murder. No. Those of us committed to fighting impunity are persistent. We do not give up. So you can never rest easy.