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LARAWAN | #May1Fight: Pagbitiw ni Aquino, muling hiniling ng obrero’t mamamayan

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Humigit-kumulang 20,000 katao ang nagtipon sa Liwasang Bonifacio, Maynila sa maiinit na Araw ng Paggawa para muling hilingin ang pagbibitiw ni Pangulong Aquino. Ang kanilang batayan: pagpapahirap umano sa mga manggagawa at pagpapabaya umano sa mga mamamayan na dumulo sa iba’t ibang pambansang trahedya tulad ng muntik nang pagbitay sa overseas Filipino worker na si […]

#MaryJaneLives

Ikatlong araw ng vigil sa harap ng Indonesian embassy. Pher Pasion

It was a uniquely amazing experience: thousands of people, anxiously awaiting the imminent execution of one of their own — Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso — and then being told that something unexpectedly good happened after all. She lived. The Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, had, at literally the last minute, decided to stay Mary Jane’s execution. […]

Did Noynoy do enough to #SaveMaryJaneVeloso? Here are five points that prove he didn’t.

At the vigil to #SaveMaryJaneVeloso in front of the Indonesian embassy in Makati City, PH. Pher Pasion

During the past few days and hours, President Aquino, according to his spokespersons, has been busy trying to convince Indonesian President Joko Widodo to save overseas Filipino worker Mary Jane Veloso from the firing squad. He did the five-minute walk with Jokowi and asked him to consider Mary Jane as a witness against drug cartels […]

LIVE UPDATES | #SaveMaryJaneVeloso

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Tweets by @pinoyweekly This April 28, the Indonesian government led by President Joko Widodo has committed to kill overseas Filipino worker Mary Jane Veloso. This despite the frantic last-minute campaign to plead for her clemency, from the various people’s organizations and personalities in the Philippines to Indonesian groups and celebrities to migrant rights activists and […]

Larawan | Ika-42 taon ng pagkakatatag ng NDF, ginunita sa raling iglap

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Nagsagawa ng raling iglap sa mataong kalsada ng EDSA at Aurora Boulevard sa Cubao, Quezon City ang  rebolusyonaryong mga organisasyong kaanib ng National Democratic Front (NDF), bilang paggunita sa ika-42 anibersaryo ng pagkakatatag nito. Sa kanilang martsa, muling ipinanawagan ng NDF ang pagpapatalsik sa namamayaning sistemang pampulitika at panlipunan sa Pilipinas na kinakatawan ng administrasyong Aquino. […]

Kaso vs mag-asawang Tiamzon, ibinasura ng korte

Mag-asawang Tiamzon, pinahuli ni Aquino kahit na mahalagang konsultant sa usapang pangkapayapaan. PW File Photo

Ibinasura ng Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 81 ang isa sa dalawang kaso ng kidnapping laban kina Benito Tiamzon at Wilma Austria, mag-asawang rebolusyonaryo at kapwa peace consultant ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDF). Ayon sa grupong Karapatan, nabigong sumipot sa pre-trial hearing ng korte si Sgt. John Jacob, tumatayong complainant-witness sa isang […]

Health groups intensify calls for Aquino’s resignation

Health groups conducted a people's hearing on the crimes of Noynoy Aquino against the people held at Plaza Salamanca in Manila City. Pher Pasion

Health workers’ groups gathered at Plaza Salamanca along Taft Avenue in Manila to intensify their call for President Aquino’s resignation from the presidency, days after the latest House hearing on the Mamasapano bloodbath. An alliance of health advocates, workers, and professionals calling for Aquino’s resignation, Rx: Aquino Resign Now!, said that the president’s crimes can no […]

Makabayan bloc’s 20 questions to President Aquino on Mamasapano

(Left) House probe on Mamasapano incident. (Right) President Aquino. Photos: Gabriela Women's Party; Malacanang Photo

The House Committee on Public Order and Safety, together with the Committee on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity, again, and in an expression of utmost loyalty to President Aquino, voted to reject the Makabayan bloc’s* motion for the House of Representatives to officially submit to the President 20 questions regarding his actions on the Mamasapano debacle. […]

‘P15 dagdag-sahod, ni hindi papasa bilang limos’

Pinababasura ng mga manggagawa ang Wage Rationalization Law na ginagamit umano ng malalaking kapitalista at gobyerno para manatiling mababa ang sahod nila. Kontribusyon

Binatikos ng alyansa ng mga manggagawa sa pribado at pampublikong sektor na All Workers’ Unity ang regional wage board ng National Capital Region (NCR) na nag-apruba ng P15 dagdag-sahod. Anila, ni hindi papasa bilang “abuloy” ang naturang halaga. Matagal nang hirap ang mga manggagawa na pagkasyahin ang mababang sahod sa tumataas na gastusin, kabilang ang tumataas […]

VIDEO | Nora Aunor: ‘Si Noynoy ang pangunahing pahamak sa ating kababayan’

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(Teksto ng talumpati ni Nora Aunor sa Mendiola Bridge, Manila, sa protesta kaalinsabay ng ika-20 taon ng pagbitay kay Flor Contemplacion na pinangunahan ng Migrante International.) The Flor Contemplacion Story: 20 taon ang lumipas Noon pa man, naniniwala na po ako na ang ating mga OFW ang isa sa pinakaaping sektor ng ating bansa. Isa […]

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