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‘The one where we ousted a dictator’

President Duterte may look like he is merely copying the atrocities of the Marcos dictatorship. But a deeper scrutiny shows the system that allowed the Marcos dictatorship to rise prevailed even after his ouster. The post ‘The one where we ousted a dictator’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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CA reinstates 51 dismissed GMA 7 talents

The CA ruled that the 15 “are not guilty of gross and habitual neglect of duty under the Labor Code.” The post CA reinstates 51 dismissed GMA 7 talents appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Solon pushes for removal of journos as witnesses in anti-drug operations

“While the current law makes it optional to make journalists witnesses, many times, threats to exclude them from coverage or from receiving tips have forced them to do so.” The post Solon pushes for removal of journos as witnesses in anti-drug operations appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Dark Clouds over Manila

Nazi fascists, Japanese militarists, Spanish Falangistas – Notes on a reactionary tripartite alliance during World War II By Dr. Rainer Werning 75 years after the end of World War II it is again timely to also remember a German connection in instilling militarism, fascism and racism into the minds of Filipinos – at least segments… The post Dark Clouds over Manila appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 25th, 2020Related News

Palawan fisherfolk lament fishing regulation, harassment by state agents

“In both communities, the farmers and fisherfolk are being deprived of their right to produce food and sources of livelihood, and consequently throwing them to hunger, essentially violating their right to food.” The post Palawan fisherfolk lament fishing regulation, harassment by state agents appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Duterte urged to address impacts of climate change on fisherfolk

"The fisherfolk would be at the front-line casualties of this looming ecological disaster, thus, we are demanding the Duterte government to address this with urgency and decisively by halting environmentally critical projects that would aggravate the impacts of climate change.” The post Duterte urged to address impacts of climate change on fisherfolk appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 24th, 2020Related News

Underground women’s group assails multiple rape of a minor in Ifugao

In an earlier statement, the Nona del Rosario Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) said that the victim was only 15 years old when she was first raped in November 2018. She was raped again in March 2019 after the same soldier “tried to befriend her.” The post Underground women’s group assails multiple rape of a minor in Ifugao appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Solon bats for strengthening protection for whistleblowers

“It is sad that one of the witnesses on the ‘Good Conduct Time Allowance scam’ got cold feet and backed out, while another was killed.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – House Deputy Minority Leader and Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate pushed anew for the passage of bills seeking to protect whistleblowers… The post Solon bats for strengthening protection for whistleblowers appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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For supporting ABS-CBN franchise, Panay journos harassed by authorities

Altermidya Panay blamed President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Order No. 70 for the systematic attacks the progressives. By ALYSSA MAE CLARIN Bulatlat.com MANILA– For holding a picket supporting the renewal of ABS-CBN franchise, members of alternative media outfits in Panay experienced harassment from state agents, Feb. 21. Altermidya Visayas coordinator John Ian Alenciaga, anchor of Dampig… The post For supporting ABS-CBN franchise, Panay journos harassed by authorities appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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More firetrucks needed to suppress forest fires in Benguet – solon

“…rather than give firefighters guns, it would be better if they are given better fire fighting equipment against forest and industrial fires.” By JOHN AARON MARK MACARAEG Bulatlat.com MANILA — Bayan Muna on Tuesday urged the national government to act quickly in responding to the consecutive fires in Benguet for fear it might reach to… The post More firetrucks needed to suppress forest fires in Benguet – solon appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Remembering the dictator’s fall

By DEE AYROSO The post Remembering the dictator’s fall appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Parties to cyberattack cases reach agreement

Effective mechanisms to combat such attacks shall further be improved to prevent a repeat of this kind of situation. The post Parties to cyberattack cases reach agreement appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Alternative media groups, IT companies settle cyberattack case

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat MANILA — Alternative media groups that were subjected to relentless cyberattacks last year were vindicated with a “small victory” after two tech companies, whose infrastructure were used to carry out the incursions, agree to support press freedom and put in place an effective mechanism to prevent a similar situation.… The post Alternative media groups, IT companies settle cyberattack case appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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TWIPH: The Publishing of Communist Manifesto

This week, Bulatlat looks back on the publishing of The Communist Manifesto and its relevance today.  The post TWIPH: The Publishing of Communist Manifesto appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2020Related News

Forum tackles how law is being used as a weapon against the media

“Resistance is not futile, but vital to preserving democracy.” The post Forum tackles how law is being used as a weapon against the media appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Isang Kuwentong Kapamilya

Ang ipinaghihimagsik nati’y di lang prangkisa,/ Kundi ang sagradong ngalan ng demokrasya. The post Isang Kuwentong Kapamilya appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Honda Cars closure ‘abrupt,’ workers demand dialogue

“The capitalists at Honda backstabbed the workers whose livelihoods are on the line. It’s clear that they’re sidestepping and twisting the law in order to serve their own interests.” The post Honda Cars closure ‘abrupt,’ workers demand dialogue appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Season of illness

“Eleven percent of households in Hong Kong have domestic workers but it seems the HK government and some employers continue to overlook this vital fact in enforcing preventive measures. Most are underfed and overworked.” The post Season of illness appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 22nd, 2020Related News

Int’l group of radio broadcasters demands freedom for Filipina journalist

A global organization of community radio broadcasters demanded the release of Frenchie Mae Cumpio, a journalist who was among those arrested in a series of simultaneous raid of offices of progressive groups in Tacloban City. The post Int’l group of radio broadcasters demands freedom for Filipina journalist appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 21st, 2020Related News

Part of peacebuilding? Groups express concern over police profiling of Muslim students

"As an education institution, it is our duty to protect our students from such dangerous ignorance and discriminatory practices and more importantly, to counter these by ensuring that schools remain safe spaces where diversity of beliefs and thoughts is valued and respected, and critical thinking is honed without threats of any kind." The post Part of peacebuilding? Groups express concern over police profiling of Muslim students appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 21st, 2020Related News