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Cuba: Realm of possibility »

The phrase “Sí se puede” is perhaps one of the most quoted ones in Cuban society. In bold, red letters, it is often painted in walls, printed in posters and emphasized constantly in the speeches by officials in different ceremonies and activities. Roughly translated to “Yes, it is possible,” it is a phrase that has [...]…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Larawan | Sigaw sa Araw ng Karapatang Pantao: Wakasan ang abusadong rehimen »

Umabot sa 204 ang bilang ng mga biktima ng pampulitikang pamamaslang mula Hulyo 2010 hanggang Hunyo 2014. Sa bilang na ito, 117 magsasaka at 49 katutubo. Ito, at marami pa, ang dahilan kung bakit nagmartsa ang libu-libong mamamayan sa Araw ng Karapatang Pantao nitong Disyembre 10. Sa programa sa Mendiola, Manila, inihayag nila ang husga [...]…

Dec 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Bigo ang giyera kontra sa taumbayan »

Idineklara ngayong taon ng administrasyong Aquino at militar ang pangalawang yugto ng Oplan Bayanihan, ang "giyera kontra insurhensiya" nito. Pero sa kabila ng tumitinding kaso ng abuso at panunupil, inaasahang muling mabibigo ito--katulad din ng nakaraang mga "oplan" ng gobyerno…

Dec 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Pandaigdigang konteksto ng mga paglabag sa karapatang pantao »

      Bakit laganap ang paglabag sa karapatan ng mga mamamayan, hindi lang sa Pilipinas, kundi sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng daigdig? Ano ang pinoprotektahan ng mga militar at pulis (o tinaguriang state security agents) kaya sila gumagamit ng dahas para supilin ang paglaban ng mga mamamayan? Bakit hindi lang “isolated incidents” ang mga [...]…

Dec 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Public Service Advertisement | Killings as Ritual, Stop Oplan Bayanihan »

  A Lumad ritual depicts the state of human rights in the country. A public service advertisement by PinoyMedia Center.…

Dec 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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‘Tuloy ang rebolusyon ni Bonifacio’ »

“Ikinararangal kong makaharap ang mga tunay na rebolusyonaryo.” Ito ang sabi ng aktor na si Robin Padilla nang humarap siya sa humigit-kumulang 8,000 katao na nagtipon at nagprotesta sa Liwasang Bonifacio para sa ika-151 araw ng kapanganakan ni Gat Andres Bonifacio. Mensahe ng mga nagprotesta: buhay ang diwa ng dakilang Supremo sa mga mamamayang lumalaban [...]…

Dec 2 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Migrants rights advocates plea for Pope Francis I (@Pontifex) to 'fight with us'. Read the open letter. fb.me/6VJf7GKz6

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LETTER & PHOTOS | Migrant rights advocates’ plea: ‘Pope of the Poor, Fight with Us’ »

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(Note: The following is the open letter of migrants and their families under Migrante International to Pope Francis I who…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Larawan | Rebolusyonaryong mga grupo, ipinagdiwang sa Maynila ang ika-46 taon ng CPP »

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Inanunsiyo kamakailan ng Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas ang kanilang unilateral ceasefire mula Disyembre 24 hanggang December 26,2014, at Disyembre-31 ng…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pangakong bonus sa guro, di pa rin binibigay »

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Sumugod sa tanggapan ng Department of Budget and Management (DBM) ang mga guro ng Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) para…

Dec 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Farmer in Sorsogon abducted, killed »

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Three days before the observance of the 64th International Human Rights Day, a 45-year-old farmer in Sorsogon, Bicol was found…

Dec 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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LETTER & PHOTOS | Migrant rights advocates’ plea: ‘Pope of the Poor, Fight with Us’ »

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(Note: The following is the open letter of migrants and their families under Migrante International to Pope Francis I who is set to visit the country this January 2015. PW photos of Migrante’s protest action at Mendiola, Manila on the occasion of the International Migrants’…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Go Ahead! »

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(“It’s better to die with honor than to live in shame” — Dr. Jose P. Rizal) grinning is the gun’s mouth to those whose conscience is blemished by evil and greed go ahead, go ahead… put inside your mouth the cold iron barrel or point…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Doktrinang Gulantang »

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Nitong Disyembre, naglabas ng ulat ang isang komite ng Senado ng Estados Unidos tungkol sa pagtortyur na isinagawa ng Central Intelligence Agency sa ilalim ng rehimeng W. Bush pagkatapos ng 9-11 ng 2001. Nitong Disyembre rin, lalong nalantad ang pagsamantala ng gobyerno ni Noynoy Aquino…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Clinging And Swinging On Vines They Are »

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(My English version of my SILANG NAGBABAGING SA GUBAT NG DILIM) in the forest of darkness and fear they are gorillas clinging and swinging on vines beating their breasts and shouting at the wind they who are intellectuals of ivory towers they who are castrated…

Dec 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Letter | Brace ourselves for ‘Typhoon Noynoy’ »

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Three years ago it was Sendong, then Pablo and Yolanda, now it’s Ruby. While a new super typhoon is getting closer to make a landfall in the Philippines, we, contingent of the Manilakbayan ng Mindanao, have already evacuated from our camp in Liwasang Bonifacio to…

Dec 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

No Cream Nor Sugar Is My Coffee »

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(My English version of my KAPE KO’Y WALANG KREMA NI ASUKAL) no cream nor sugar is my coffee black as the grieving night when thick, rolling clouds kiss the saucer moon bitter as the miserable lives of people franz fanon called “the wretched of the…

Dec 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Larawan | Art workshop para sa mga batang Lumad, pagpapahayag ng hinaing nila »

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Gumuhit ang mga batang Lumad kasama ng isa sa mga instruktor ng Guni Guri Collective. Isa ito sa mga art workshops…

Dec 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

TULA | Aanhin Pa Ang Damo Ng Grasya Kung…? »

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Napasaglit kami sa Cova da Iria, Fatima, Portugal, bahagi ng isang turistang grupo, nang mabalitaan namin ang kabuktutang nangyari sa Lacub, Abra, Setyembre 4-6, 2014.…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Migranteng Pinay bilang Nars, Nanny, Nanay »

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(Bahagi ng Testimonya ng Aktor sa Dulang Testimonyal) Matapos maglakbay sa Canada, Germany at U.K. mula 2009-12, itinanghal sa Pilipinas ang Nanay, isang Dulang Testimonyal…

Oct 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fast Food, Slow Food

Food for homeless kids comes very slow, even as fast food restaurants across the city continue to boom. Boy Bagwis

Food for homeless kids comes very slow, even as fast food restaurants across the city continue to boom. Boy Bagwis

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