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‘Termination of UP-DND Accord had no legal basis’ – law expert

"DND, in its letter, has failed to show any overriding public interest to interfere with UP’s academic freedom. It did not show any clear and present danger which can limit a student or a professor’s civil liberty to freely think and express his or her view." The post ‘Termination of UP-DND Accord had no legal basis’ – law expert appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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6 farmers arrested for harvesting own crops, hundreds others evicted due to land grabbing

“The situation of Filipino peasants when they marched from Central Luzon to Mendiola in 1987 remains unchanged, and even worse this 2021, especially with the rising cases of peasant massacres and mass killings under the Duterte administration.” - KMP The post 6 farmers arrested for harvesting own crops, hundreds others evicted due to land grabbing appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Activists light candles for Tumandok 9 massacre victims

IP organizations and support networks organize a candle lighting activity and noise barrage in Quezon City to call for justice for the murdered Tumandok leaders in Panay. The post Activists light candles for Tumandok 9 massacre victims appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2021Related News

30 families lose homes, livelihood amid Navotas reclamation

Thirty families were told to vacate the land where they have lived for decades to give way to the 576-hectare reclamation project of San Miguel Corporation. The post 30 families lose homes, livelihood amid Navotas reclamation appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2021Related News

Red-tagged Cordillera leader faces murder raps

Cordillera People's Alliance and Bolinget’s family fear for his safety, noting that he can be subjected to a “tokhang-style execution” if he gets arrested and transported to Davao Del Norte for his case. The post Red-tagged Cordillera leader faces murder raps appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2021Related News

Police destroys Cordillera heroes monument

“It is part of the government’s acts of historical revisionism or distorting and erasing the true history of the people’s resistance and heroism which remain relevant until today.” The post Police destroys Cordillera heroes monument appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2021Related News

‘Charter change is a desperate attempt to hold on to power, silence critics’

Progressives said that the recent moves to amend the Philippine Constitution are “but a desperate attempt of President Rodrigo Duterte to hold on to power and silence critics.” The post ‘Charter change is a desperate attempt to hold on to power, silence critics’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2021Related News

Choosy? People have the right to demand ‘most effective’ vaccine

"When it comes to public health and public funds, it is right and just for the people to be 'choosy' to make sure that government will procure the most number of doses to be able to vaccinate more people using the vaccine that is most cost-efficient and effective." The post Choosy? People have the right to demand ‘most effective’ vaccine appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2021Related News

Preparing for 2022

Without the informed participation of the stakeholders in governance, the 2022 elections could make the brazen despotism, the unremitting brutality, the shameless corruption and the gross incompetence that reign in officialdom permanent. The post Preparing for 2022 appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2021Related News

Balik-Tanaw | Of Immersion and Baptism

An immersed church is very much capable of taking the side of the poor, and those who have been wronged by the system. We need a Church that denounces the powers-that-be who have entitled themselves to an exclusive right to accumulate properties, profits, and personal benefits at the expense the poor. The post Balik-Tanaw | Of Immersion and Baptism appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2021Related News

Unauthorized vaccination probe must be completed

More importantly, the AFP said its own investigation could help the military improve its own rules, regulations and policies. In backing off, such a commendable objective was dropped. The post Unauthorized vaccination probe must be completed appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2021Related News

After over 3 weeks, remains of Baras massacre victim returned to grieving family

“Although Vilma Salabao’s remains have been released, this does not absolve the AFP and PNP’s barbarity.” The post After over 3 weeks, remains of Baras massacre victim returned to grieving family appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2021Related News

60 Bacolod employees fired as Villar firm takes over public water utility

Federation of government employees unions COURAGE said the dismissal of 60 employees violated the constitutional and legal rights of government employees to security of tenure. The post 60 Bacolod employees fired as Villar firm takes over public water utility appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2021Related News

Groups call for release of Amanda Echanis, baby as COVID-19 cases reported in jail

“The government should act immediately as the health of Echanis and her baby is at high risk, especially in overly congested, poorly equipped prison conditions where social distancing is impossible and mass testing for COVID-19 is ignored.” The post Groups call for release of Amanda Echanis, baby as COVID-19 cases reported in jail appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 9th, 2021Related News

Requiem Panayanon

The red blood depicted in Zoluaga's piece snakingly flows like the ancestral rivers in Tumandok lands. The winding ripples twined below the navels of these figures as if tugging them to stay immobile. But hear no petty cavilings from their travails, these are steadfast clan leaders who are vigorously marching along the correct line-of-path. The post Requiem Panayanon appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 8th, 2021Related News

Armed goons threaten families, ransack homes in Hacienda Yulo

Farmers in Buntog have been struggling for decades to assert their rights to the land, which they and their ancestors have lived in since 1911. The post Armed goons threaten families, ransack homes in Hacienda Yulo appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 7th, 2021Related News

Rights group slams military for lying about Baras massacre victims

“Is [Año] justifying the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines] and PNP’s [Philippine National Police] massacre of five farm workers and caretakers? The mutilated genitals and broken fingers of Jhonatan and Niño Alberga? Is he justifying how the PNP Baras and the AFP’s 2nd Infantry Division are fermenting Vilma Salabao’s remains and continued refusal to turn them over to her family after three weeks, seven requests, and superficial requirements?” the group asked. The post Rights group slams military for lying about Baras massacre victims appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 7th, 2021Related News

‘I saw them shoot my husband’ – wife of slain Tumandok leader

“I asked why they killed him, and they denied it. But I saw it with my own two eyes, they shot my husband.” The post ‘I saw them shoot my husband’ – wife of slain Tumandok leader appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2021Related News

Arrested Tumandok in Panay are defenders of ancestral domain

The 16 Tumandok leaders arrested were staunch defenders of their ancestral domain. The post Arrested Tumandok in Panay are defenders of ancestral domain appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2021Related News

Illegal jab

By DEE AYROSO The post Illegal jab appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2021Related News