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Larawan | Propesor at siyentistang si Kim Gargar, lumaya na

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Lumaya na ngayong araw si Kim Gargar, dating propesor sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, siyentista at kolumnista ng Pinoy Weekly, matapos payagang makapagpiyansa ng korte sa Baganga, Davao Oriental. Si Gargar ay inaresto noong Oktubre 1, 2013 at kinasuhan ng illegal possession of explosives at attempted murder. Pinaratangan siya ng mga militar na miyembro daw ng New People’s Army. Iginiit ng mg progresibong grupo na hindi miyembro ng NPA si Gargar bagkus isang siyentistang kasalukuyang nagsasagawa ng pananaliksik sa lugar na pinangyarihan ng engkuwentro ng militar at NPA

Photos & Text | Fil-Ams have ‘no trust’ in Aquino

Filipino-Americans in San Francisco reading informational materials during a rally held in time for President Aquino's State of the Nation Address. Ryan Sin

Filipino-American activists held protests across the United States of America during the week of Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address, pointing out that they have “no trust” in the Philippine president due to corruption. In a statement, Rhonda Ramiro, BAYAN USA Vice Chairperson said, “Corruption in the Philippines will never be eradicated while the [...]

Child rights group slams police statement on women, children protesters in SONA rally

Mothers from urban poor communities bring their children in protests because no one else would look after them. Besides, children who are old enough to understand social issues have every right to join protests, said Salinlahi. Macky Macaspac

Child rights advocates slammed Metro Manila Police Director Carmelo Valmoria for accusing protesters of human rights violation for bringing minors to the rally against President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 28. “The PNP is continually hitting the issue of children’s participation in rallies in order to mislead the public and cover [...]

SONA garrisons, use of tinted water: ‘Worse than Arroyo, like Marcos’

Water used to disperse the protesting crowd had a noticeable red tint. Ilang-Ilang Quijano

Fearful of the people. This is how Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) described President Aquino, who deployed more policemen and military personnel against protesters during a State of the Nation Address (SONA) than any of his predecessor. The group also scored how the authorities used tinted water to disperse a crowd, reminiscent of martial law years. [...]

Resting farmers driven away by police in pre-SONA clearing operations

Fully armed policemen arrived to drive away the farmers from their sleeping grounds. Southern Tagalog Exposure

At around 3:00 a.m. last July 27, around 1,000 farmers from different provinces in Southern Tagalog were resting in a covered court in Brgy. Old Balara along Commonwealth Ave in Quezon City. Tired from a whole day journey to reach Quezon City in time for protests on the eve of President Aquino’s fifth State of [...]

Health workers, nanawagan na ring ‘patalsikin si Aquino’

Isang pang-hoholdap umano ang mistulang ginawa ni Aquino sa mga kawani ng kalusugan dahil sa Disbursement Acceleration Program.Pher Pasion

Nanawagan ang mga kawani sa kalusugan sa ilalim ng Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) ng pagpapatalsik sa puwesto ni Pangulong Aquino. Dahil umano ito sa kontrobersiyal na Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) na idineklara ng ng Korte Suprema na labag sa Saligang Batas. Ayon sa AHW, sumasahol umano ang kalagayan ng mga kawani sa kalusugan sa [...]

Peach ribbon protest laban sa DAP, dinala sa Gate 7 ng Malakanyang

Bitbbit ng isang mag-aaral ang kanilang panawagan laban Disbursement Acceleration Program.Pher Pasion

Dinala mismo sa Gate 7 ng Malakanyang ang protesta ng #ScrapThePork Alliance, Anakbayan-Manila, at Gabriela-National Capital Region laban sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Tinakpan nila ang kanilang mga mata ng peach ribbons na simbolo ng ni Lady Justice. Nagsagawa ng peach ribbon campaign ang mga grupong kontra-DAP at bilang simbolo ng pagsuporta nila sa impeachment [...]

Pista-protesta para sa wikang Pilipino, isinagawa sa Mendiola

Pagtatanggol ng mga kabataan sa Wikang Filipino sa Mendiola.Pher Pasion

Nagmartsa patungong paanan ng Malakanyang sa Mendiola sa Maynila ang mga propesor, mag-aaral, at iba pa sa ilalim ng Tanggol Wika, isang alyansa na tumututol na tanggalin ang Wikang Filipino sa kolehiyo. Tinawag nilang Pistang Protesta para sa Wika at Bayan ang nasabing pagkilos. Layon kasing gawin na lamang optional ang pagtuturo ng Wikang Filipino [...]

Rights group slams PNP, AFP deployment for SONA protest

Picture of the response letter from the Quezon City government for a permit to rally in front of Batasan Pambansa during President Aquino's State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 28. From Renato Reyes Jr.'s Facebook account

The human rights group Karapatan said it deplores the Aquino government’s deployment of 400 military personnel and 10,000 policemen supposedly to contain the massive protest actions set to be staged on July 28, during President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). “The paranoia of a beleaguered President is once again manifested through the deployment [...]

Ikatlong impeachment complaint vs Aquino dahil sa EDCA, isinampa sa Kamara

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Isinumite sa Kamara ang ikatlong impeachment complaint laban kayPangulong Aquino kaugnay sa pagpasok ng administrasyon sa kasunduang pangmilitar sa gobyerno ng Estados Unidos (US) na Enhance Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). Pinaninindigan ng mga complainant na tahasang nilabag ni Aquino ang Saligang Batas sa pagpayag na muling magbase-militar ang armadong puwersa ng US sa buong Pilipinas. [...]

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