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Terror in Lumad communities continues

November 18, 2015

An independent team to investigate the human rights situation in the Lumad communities of Surigao del Sur discovers that the communities are still under the military’s grip.

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Pagpapalawak ng plantasyon ng palm oil, panganib sa magsasaka

November 10, 2015

Habang patuloy ang Pilipinas sa pag-angkat ng bigas mula sa ibang bansa, patuloy din nitong ibinubuyangyang ang mga agrikultural na lupain para pagtaman ng malawak na plantasyong pang-eksport gaya ng goma, pinya, saging, at ngayon naman ang paglawak ng oil palm plantation.

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Last man standing of Magkahunao

November 2, 2015

After the soldiers arrived, Datu Ikoy saw the evacuation of his fellow villagers. He remained in the village, hiding in the forest whenever soldiers pass by.

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Liberal Party gets flak for lewd show at Laguna event

October 2, 2015

Women’s groups are up in arms over the use of scantily clad women for entertainment, reportedly as a “surprise birthday gift” from Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Francis Tolentino to Laguna Cong. Benjie Agarao which coincided with a Liberal Party activity.

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, tinaguriang Fighter ng Bayan na tumatabo para senador. PW File Photo/Pher Pasion

Neri Colmenares, Makabayan nakahanda na sa eleksiyong 2016

October 1, 2015

“Lahat ng bagay nagbabago. Panahon na na magkaroon ng militanteng boses ng mahihirap sa Senado. Panahon na magkaroon ng fighter ng bayan sa Senado. Narito ako, gawin ninyo akong boses ninyo sa Senado. Ngayon na ang tamang panahon!,” ayon kay Colmenares.

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Tulong-legal ng gobyerno para sa OFWs, ipinaglalaban ng kaanak

October 1, 2015

Naranasan mismo ni Nanay Celia Veloso kung paano pinabayaan ng gobyerno ang kaso ni Mary Jane sa mahabang panahon. Ngayon, nakikipagkaisa siya sa ibang kaanak ng OFWs para ipaglaban ang legal na ayuda ng gobyerno sa kanilang mga mahal-sa-buhay na sangkot sa legal na sigalot sa ibang bansa.

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Defending West Philippine Sea, a matter of life and death

October 1, 2015

Filipino fisherfolk are already in crisis, suffering from government neglect and policies related to mining, taxation, penalties, high prices, and being deprived of basic social services. The dispute in West Philippine Sea now puts them in a matter of life-and-death situation.