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LOOK: Netizens say 'NoToRedTagging 'YesToRedLipstick

Netizens used the hastags #YesToRedLipstick and #NoToRedTagging to call out Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade's red-tagging of advocates. The post LOOK: Netizens say #NoToRedTagging #YesToRedLipstick appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Petitioners urge SC to halt enforcement of terror law

“The issuance of the IRR has set the stage for the unimpeded implementation of the assailed law; the targeting of activists and critics of the government; the suppression of dissent; and the curtailment of civil and political rights, all in the altar of national security,” the motion read. The post Petitioners urge SC to halt enforcement of terror law appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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‘Rouge Gallery’: Men wear red lipstick vs red-tagging

Men took up actor Angel Locsin’s red lipstick challenge in protest of Armed Forces of the Philippines Southern Luzon Command chief Lt. General Antonio Parlade Jr.’s latest red-tagging spree against government critics. The post ‘Rouge Gallery’: Men wear red lipstick vs red-tagging appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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WATCH: ‘Hindi namin kayo titigilan’

Listen to a poem of the late peasant advocate Randall Echanis performed by Ian Lomongo. The post WATCH: ‘Hindi namin kayo titigilan’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Southern Tagalog workers clamor for speedy, timely distribution of 13th month pay

Providing workers with their “bare minimum government mandated benefits” is not enough to solve the crisis workers are facing. The post Southern Tagalog workers clamor for speedy, timely distribution of 13th month pay appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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IN PHOTOS: Local products showcased in farmers’ market

Local vegetables were from Bulacan farmers who have been decrying the demolition of their farms, particularly in San Jose del Monte area. The post IN PHOTOS: Local products showcased in farmers’ market appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

Health workers call tax exemption for temporary workers divisive

"This is divisive and deceptive among our ranks because all health workers whether temporary or regular are all prone to the deadly virus in hospital and health facilities." The post Health workers call tax exemption for temporary workers divisive appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

Balik-Tanaw | Responding to God and neighbor

There is always the love and compassion that summon me to respond to the Others without filling them fully or arriving finally to the end. The post Balik-Tanaw | Responding to God and neighbor appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

Experts, advocates say terror law is dangerous, open to abuse

With the release of implementing rules and regulations, experts and concerned citizens see the potential of the law of being abused and used against those who simply want to express their opinion on issues affecting the country. The post Experts, advocates say terror law is dangerous, open to abuse appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

Netizens blast Parlade’s red-tagging against Soberano, Locsin, Gray

“It is our hope that people may be allowed to freely participate in meaningful and rational discussion of issues without having been red-tagged.” The post Netizens blast Parlade’s red-tagging against Soberano, Locsin, Gray appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

Quezon groups denounce Parlade’s red-tagging, harassment against human rights defenders

“He poses himself as an advocate of free speech, and welcomes dissent, when in reality he is the number one violator of democratic rights in Southern Tagalog.” The post Quezon groups denounce Parlade’s red-tagging, harassment against human rights defenders appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

Grief and rage for Ina Nasino and Baby River

Featuring artworks inspired by the plight and struggle of political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino and her daughter Baby River. The post Grief and rage for Ina Nasino and Baby River appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

TWIPH: Pandarambong ni Imelda Marcos

Ang mga kaso ng pandarambong ni Imelda Marcos at paghahanap ng hustisya. The post TWIPH: Pandarambong ni Imelda Marcos appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Implementing rules ‘worse than Terror Law itself’ – rights advocates

The Anti-Terrorism Act violates international standards on human rights and countering-terrorism with its vague and overboard definitions of “terrorism” as well as the excessive powers it grants to the Executive branch of the government. The post Implementing rules ‘worse than Terror Law itself’ – rights advocates appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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

Lawyers decry ‘cruel, inhumane, degrading treatment’ of Ina Nasino

“Most importantly, they demonstrate the BJMP and PNP’s unconscionable contempt for the accused’s grief and suffering as well as total disregard to human feelings, oblivious to public sensibilities and unmitigated disrespect for out eternally observed culture in times of bereavement.” The post Lawyers decry ‘cruel, inhumane, degrading treatment’ of Ina Nasino appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2020Related News

What is the weight of a monument?

Like the Bantayog ng mga Bayani memorial in Quezon City, dedicated to a wide segment of Martial Law martyrs from community leaders such as Dulag to fighters of the New People’s Army in resisting the Marcos dictatorship, or the 1933 Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan honoring revolutionary heroes of the Katipunan who fought for independence from Spanish rule, the Anti-Chico Dam Struggle monument represents a step foward in committing our histories of resistance to public memory in more permanent form. To demolish it would be a grave disrespect of cultural and social history at the very least. The post What is the weight of a monument? appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Bishop, Makabayan solons oppose House-approved budget

Bishop Gerardo Alminaza of the Diocese San Carlos and co-chairperson of the Church People - Workers Solidarity said that the proposed 2021 national budget “does not guarantee adequate health care especially to the poorest of the poor and those severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.” The post Bishop, Makabayan solons oppose House-approved budget appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2020Related News

Protecting Digital Space Series Ep 1: Minding Your Security

In the first episode of our Protecting Digital Space series, let’s have a quick review on the importance of digital security. Hosted by Rein Tarinay Written by Rein Tarinay and Janess Ellao Edited by Sarah De Leon/Tudla Productions The post Protecting Digital Space Series Ep 1: Minding Your Security appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2020Related News

Balik-Tanaw | Images. Incriptions. Possessions

Again, paying taxes is not bad. It is every citizen’s duty. However when taxes are enforced to exploit and abuse the already over-burdened poor, taxes become an immoral tool of exploitation. The situation becomes abusive when taxes are used as a source of power play of the Cesars” – to command allegiance and support from the people. The post Balik-Tanaw | Images. Incriptions. Possessions appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2020Related News

‘Yes, we can’ — two women activists show how

A lot of dire scenarios have been drawn up about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Monetary Fund recently issued World Economic Outlook 2020 saying that the global economic output has lost about $28 trillion thus far, leaving “deep and enduring scars” in joblessness, weakened investments and children deprived of education. The report… The post ‘Yes, we can’ — two women activists show how appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2020Related News