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No respect for a mother’s grief

Political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino only wants to grieve in peace but jail guards and policemen attempt to whisk her away twice. The post No respect for a mother’s grief appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 14th, 2020Related News

Babies and prison

The death of the three-month-old daughter of political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino has again brought to the fore the flaws of the justice system and the viciousness of government's counterinsurgency policy. The post Babies and prison appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2020Related News

Court grants 3-day furlough for grieving mother

"There is no reason to deny her motion. If big names in politics were allowed furlough, the same should be accorded to a grieving mother whose only desire now is to have a last glimpse of her dead 3-month-old child.” The post Court grants 3-day furlough for grieving mother appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2020Related News

Jail authorities ask court to shorten grieving mother’s furlough

Kapatid said a simple Google search will reveal that longer furloughs and privileges were granted by the courts and prison agencies to big-time politicians. Thus, there is no reason why Reina Mae Nasino cannot be allowed to grieve and be with her daughter for just mere three days. The post Jail authorities ask court to shorten grieving mother’s furlough appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2020Related News

Victim blaming the people’s resistance

Politicians are experts in articulating this unscientific argument. They blame the people’s resistance for causing social ills as if the system were just and equitable before the Left conspired to destroy it. They insinuate that the people’s struggle is instigating terror. It is convenient for them to scapegoat activism instead of acknowledging their criminal liability in perpetuating a state of mass poverty. The post Victim blaming the people’s resistance appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2020Related News

Let the mother see her dead child for the last time, groups urge court

Nasino pleaded to the court to immediately give her “the decent and humane chance to be with her baby daughter, whom she was not able to comfort and hold while in sickbed up to her dying hours, for the last time, and to properly grieve over her tragic and untimely passing.” The post Let the mother see her dead child for the last time, groups urge court appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2020Related News

Balik-Tanaw | The parable of the wedding banquet

The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed a corrupt system and culture. The pandemic did not break the system, for the system was already broken. The masses have been suffering way before the pandemic. The post Balik-Tanaw | The parable of the wedding banquet appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2020Related News

Mother, teacher, lawmaker | France Castro finds time to help son’s distance learning

Last week, Bulatlat’s very own Martin’s Purrspective came up with a comic strip on how students, mothers, and teachers are faring on the first week of the ongoing distance learning. But what happens when the mother is also a teacher and a lawmaker batting for the rights of Filipino students and teachers? The post Mother, teacher, lawmaker | France Castro finds time to help son’s distance learning appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2020Related News

‘Reinstating death penalty to institutionalize carnage of the poor’

“As several research, surveys, and studies clearly show, capital punishment is an ineffective deterrent to crime — contrary to the propositions of those advocating for its reimposition.” The post ‘Reinstating death penalty to institutionalize carnage of the poor’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2020Related News

Reinstating death penalty goes against PH’s international commitments

“No country wants to be responsible for violating international law and considered unlawful particularly with laws that have been voluntarily ratified. It paints a picture of inconsistency, reduces the credibility of state responsibility and genuinely undermines the rule of law.” The post Reinstating death penalty goes against PH’s international commitments appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2020Related News

We cried a River

As a mother myself, I cannot begin to fathom how Andrea felt, and how Reina feels now. I have been struggling to find the right words. But there are, simply, no words enough to aptly describe the pain, the rage, the emptiness, and despair. The post We cried a River appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2020Related News

Hammering the nail on the baby coffin

By DEE AYROSO The post Hammering the nail on the baby coffin appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2020Related News

Sapagkat Hindi

BY JHIO JAN NAVARRO Bulatlat Sapagkat hindi braso’t bisig ng rehas bagkus galamay ng panunupil ang dumukot at nagwalay ng sanggol sa ina, at hindi talim ng pulmonya bagkus talas ng paniniil ang pumigtas sa hininga ni River at bumutas sa puso ni Ina, hindi lamang multo bagkus ngalit at ngitngit na naging laman sa… The post Sapagkat Hindi appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2020Related News

3-month-old daughter of political prisoner in critical condition, group calls for release of mother

"There is nothing more heartbreaking for a mother than being separated with her child whose life is now at greatest risk." The post 3-month-old daughter of political prisoner in critical condition, group calls for release of mother appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2020Related News

Lawyers urge court to allow political prisoner to comfort her dying daughter

“The movant [Nasino] thus prays that she be placed on a furlough so that she may be with her baby during her last days.” The post Lawyers urge court to allow political prisoner to comfort her dying daughter appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2020Related News

3-month-old daughter of political prisoner passes away

"What kind of justice system, nay society do we have to let this inhumanity and injustice to mother and child happen?" The post 3-month-old daughter of political prisoner passes away appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2020Related News

Spared

By DEE AYROSO The post Spared appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 8th, 2020Related News

UN rights body reso on PH falls short of search for justice – victims’ kin

Edre Olalia, president of the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL), said the new resolution is not a magic wand that can erase the human rights violations and the accountability that those concerned will face. The post UN rights body reso on PH falls short of search for justice – victims’ kin appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 8th, 2020Related News

Church harassed for giving sanctuary to Lumad refugees

Since the UCCP opened its doors to the distraught members of the indigenous peoples community, the protestant church and its volunteers have been experiencing a series of harassment. The post Church harassed for giving sanctuary to Lumad refugees appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 8th, 2020Related News

UNHRC adopts reso sparing PH from international probe into rights abuses

By JONAS ALPASAN Bulatlat.com MANILA – The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted the tabled resolution on the Philippines during its 45th regular session, which practically spares the Duterte administration from an international investigation into alleged human rights violations. In a statement, the Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines, along with… The post UNHRC adopts reso sparing PH from international probe into rights abuses appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsOct 7th, 2020Related News