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Teachers seek 600-B additional budget for safe return to schools

Filipino teachers are seeking an additional P600 billion in funding for the Department of Education to address the shortages in facilities for a safe return of students to schools. The post Teachers seek 600-B additional budget for safe return to schools appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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‘Insensitive and shameless’ | Groups question Marcos Jr. F1 Grand Prix trip

We would like to remind Malacañang that anything that involves public funds and resources requires transparency. We saw none of that last weekend.” The post ‘Insensitive and shameless’ | Groups question Marcos Jr. F1 Grand Prix trip appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Lawyers urge Supreme Court to hold Badoy accountable

“We call on the Supreme Court to not let this pass and to take immediate, concrete and firm action to protect justice actors and rule of law. The Court must hold accountable those who threaten and malign our judges and lawyers." The post Lawyers urge Supreme Court to hold Badoy accountable appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 1st, 2022Related News

IT experts: SIM card registration will not cure text scams

IT experts instead called on the government to review and strengthen the Data Privacy Act of 2012 as targeted text scams escalate due to the illegal distribution of personal data. The post IT experts: SIM card registration will not cure text scams appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 30th, 2022Related News

Criminalize red-tagging, activists reiterate

“In their eyes, we are all communists if we advocate for human rights and protection of civil liberties. My message to Badoy, the victims and families of all your red-tagging will go after you. We will not stop until you are convicted and jailed." The post Criminalize red-tagging, activists reiterate appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 29th, 2022Related News

Groups to new CHR chair: uphold human rights, remain independent

"Given the example set by the late CHR Chair Chito Gascon, Atty. Palpal-latoc has big shoes to fill. But we hope to see the same exacting standards of integrity, independence, probity, steadfastness as well as openness and support for victims of human rights violations that are demanded of him and the entire commission especially amid a pervasive climate of impunity." The post Groups to new CHR chair: uphold human rights, remain independent appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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ICC finds no basis on PH govt’s arguments, reiterates probe on drug-related killings

“The GovPH argues that its criminal justice system generally functions well, and that certain administrative and other mechanisms may or can result in criminal proceedings. However, nothing in the observations nor in the hundreds of pages of associated annexes substantiates that criminal proceedings actually have been or are being conducted in anything more than a small number of cases." The post ICC finds no basis on PH govt’s arguments, reiterates probe on drug-related killings appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Labor group condemns arrest warrant vs UP student-leader, driver’s group president

KMU said that the "ratified" warrant stems from a peaceful protest that was held in July 2020. The post Labor group condemns arrest warrant vs UP student-leader, driver’s group president appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 27th, 2022Related News

Officers of the court back Manila judge Malagar

“To threaten members of the judiciary is to ‘sow fear’ at a ‘critical element’ of the legal system. Broadcasts and posts showcasing those who verbally assault judges encourages the public to do the same. If judges can be treated disdainfully without consequence, the rule of law becomes a hollow promise."  The post Officers of the court back Manila judge Malagar appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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What it means to be branded as ‘subversive’ during the Martial Law years

Dissent is ostracized and criminalized to isolate those who are defying and challenging the powers that be. The post What it means to be branded as ‘subversive’ during the Martial Law years appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2022Related News

‘Manila court decision, a win for civil liberties’

“This ‘terrorist’ proscription of the revolutionary movement of the the CPP-NPA, used by past and present governments to criminalize dissent, has created a political climate favorable to illegal arrests, extra-judicial killings and various forms of human rights violations perpetrated by elements of the state against unarmed activists and even innocent civilians." The post ‘Manila court decision, a win for civil liberties’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2022Related News

Manila court junks petition to declare communist groups as terrorists

“It is important to underscore how the decision concluded that the CPP and NPA are not terrorists, rather, are waging armed resistance with clear political aims and directs its attacks, not against civilians, but against agents of the reactionary state represented by the government of the Republic of the Philippines." The post Manila court junks petition to declare communist groups as terrorists appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2022Related News

Never forget | Thousands march in UP to mark 50 years of Marcos Sr.’s martial law

"Let us not be cowed. We are on the right side of history. We will continue to fight for the country. In the midst of lies and oppression, our call remains - we will struggle on." The post Never forget | Thousands march in UP to mark 50 years of Marcos Sr.’s martial law appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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4 arrested while fishing in Laguna de Bay

They were reportedly fined P2,500 ($43) each over a supposed offense that, according to Pamalakaya, the maritime police based in Taguig City was "unable to identify." The post 4 arrested while fishing in Laguna de Bay appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2022Related News

Rights, envi defenders say Marcos Jr.’s UN speech reeks of hypocrisy, empty promises

Human rights defenders and environmental advocates are up in arms over what they referred to as a "grand show of hypocrisy" as Ferdinand Marcos Jr. addressed the United Nations' General Assembly.  The post Rights, envi defenders say Marcos Jr.’s UN speech reeks of hypocrisy, empty promises appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2022Related News

Groups denounce harassment vs red-tagged Panay peasant leader

“For decades, Nay Lucia has been sharing her wide array of skills in sustainable organic farming by training farmers across the country both in the technical and advocacy and lobbying aspect of sustainable organic agriculture." The post Groups denounce harassment vs red-tagged Panay peasant leader appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2022Related News

Marcos urged to raise concerns vs Chinese incursions on UN Assembly

"[Marcos] should garner support from the international community in pressuring China to comply with the international ruling and abandon their irrational claim over our waters." The post Marcos urged to raise concerns vs Chinese incursions on UN Assembly appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2022Related News

Rights groups urge UN to strengthen monitoring of human rights situation in PH

"At this stage, discontinuing the only scheduled debate on the country at the HRC will risk acquiescing (to) ongoing abuses and violations and will abandon tens of thousands of victims who deserve justice and accountability." The post Rights groups urge UN to strengthen monitoring of human rights situation in PH appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2022Related News

Slicing through the new president’s first budget proposal

Fast-forward to today, as the proposed 2023 national budget is being railroaded in Congress, the new administration’s priorities are now getting clear. What’s in it for the people? Not much, apparently. The post Slicing through the new president’s first budget proposal appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2022Related News