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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 [...]

VIDEO | Frontlines of the People’s SONA 2014

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Citizens who held a “People’s SONA (State of the Nation Address)” to call for President Aquino’s accountability for the illegal Disbursement Acceleration Program and ouster for various “crimes against the people” were pushed back by water cannons along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City. But the people stood their ground. Cinematography & Editing: Ilang-Ilang Quijano

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 [...]

Reaksiyong bayan sa #SONA2014: Aquino, ‘in denial’ na kriminal

Isang malaking mural ni Pangulong Aquino na may posas, isinabit sa Commonwealth Ave ng mga nagprotesta sa SONA. Karla Ujano

“In denial” si Pang. Benigno Aquino III sa sarili niyang mga krimen. Sa halip, ginamit niya ang kanyang ika-5 State of the Nation Address (SONA) para isalba ang Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) at bigyan ng mensahe ang Kongreso na patayin ang nakahaing impeachment complaint laban sa kanya. Ito ang pagtatasa sa SONA ng iba’t ibang [...]

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. [...]

Audio Slideshow | People’s SONA 2014

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Images of the people’s true State of the Nation Address. Taken on July 28, 2014 by JL Burgos.

PHOTOS | #SONAngBayan calls for Aquino ouster

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The protest, of about 30,000 people, was, as expected, a colorful one. But following last years violent attempt by cops to disperse protesters asserting right to get near Batasan Pambansa during #SONA2013, this year’s march evoked an air of urgency: they now call on the immediate ouster of Pres. Benigno Aquino III from office. This, [...]

10 kasinungalingang binitawan ni Noynoy Aquino

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“Impeaching an honest president is wishful thinking.” Ito ang sambit umano ng alyado ni Pangulong Aquino sa Kamara, si Mindoro Oriental Rep. Reynaldo Umali, bilang reaksiyon sa mga isinampang impeachment complaint sa Kamara. Pero gaano katapat ang Pangulo? Ang pakay ng listang ito, sa ibaba, ay ilista ang 10 pahayag ni Pangulong Aquino, labas ng [...]

VIDEO | Bakit ka sumama sa protesta sa SONA?

Bakit ka sumama sa protesta sa SONA?

Sa ilalim ng Disbursement Acceleration Program, P450 Milyon ang ibinayad ng gobyernong Aquino sa pamilya Cojuangco-Aquino para sa kompensasyon sa Hacienda Luisita. Isa ito sa mga dahilan kung bakit sasama ang magsasakang si Rey Garcia sa protesta sa ika-5 State of the Nation Address ni Benigno Aquino III.

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