Pinoy Weekly

Citizen Photo | Protesters vs privatization of Albay electric coop arrested, manhandled

Albay cops forcibly accost Vince Casilihan, spokesperson of Karapatan-Bicol and staunce critic of the privatization of Albay Electric Cooperative or Aleco, yesterday, Feb. 24. Casilihan was arrested along with lawyer Bart Rayco, chairman of Aleco multi-sectoral Stakeholders’ Organization (Amsso) and a member of National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL-Bicol), Hernan Certeza of Kilusang Mayo Uno-Bicol, and Karl Anthony Canata of Youth Act Now at around 1:45 PM by around 30 police elements upon the order of P/Supt. Rommel De La Rama, Legazpi City PNP Chief of Police. Photo courtesy: VInce Casilihan

Albay cops forcibly accost Vince Casilihan (third from left), spokesperson of Karapatan-Bicol and staunce critic of the privatization of Albay Electric Cooperative or Aleco, yesterday, Feb. 24. Casilihan was arrested along with lawyer Bart Rayco, chairman of Aleco Multi-Sectoral Stakeholders’ Organization (Amsso) and a member of National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL-Bicol), Hernan Certeza of Kilusang Mayo Uno-Bicol, and Karl Anthony Canata of Youth Act Now at around 1:45 PM by around 30 police elements upon the order of P/Supt. Rommel De La Rama, Legazpi City PNP Chief of Police. Amsso and other progressive groups have been protesting against the Aleco turnover to a San Miguel Corp. subsidiary, blocking its office entrances, engaging in dialogues and conducting protest actions. They contend that Aleco privatization with inevitably result to higher power rates and loss of jobs. Photo courtesy: Vince Casilihan

Citizen Photo | Yolanda survivors ask Leyte gov: Where is energy rehab plan for us?

Photo by Joan Salvador

People from all over Eastern Visayas sought a dialogue with the Leyte Gov. Leopoldo Petilla and Energy Sec. Jericho Petilla to ask about energy rehabilitation in the region. They were rebuffed by the governor, who said to them to return on March. The people replied that they have been waiting for help from the government [...]

Photo | Luisita farmers bring scarecrows to Cojuangcos’ office

Text here

Farmers from Hacienda Luisita today trooped to the Jose Cojuangco & Sons building in Makati City to condemn the recent attacks by the Cojuangco-owned Tarlac Development Corporation (TADECO) to drive them away from their lands.

Larawan | Mga lider-estudyante sa Maynila nagkaisa kontra pork barrel

youth act now taft2

Nagkaisa ang mga lider-estudyante mula sa iba’t ibang paaralan sa kahabaan ng Taft Ave. at Intramuros sa Maynila sa panawagang dapat  i-abolish ang pork barrel. Binuo ng mga estudyante ng University of the Philippines Manila, Philippine Women’s University, Mapua Institute, Lyceum of the Philippines, Letran College, at De La Salle University ang YOUTH ACT NOW Taft-Intramuros noong [...]

Video | Migrants dance against ‘modern-day slavery’

migrants dancing

Donning masks of revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio, Filipino migrant workers join the 3MW (Millions of Migrants Mobilizing Worldwide) initiative to denounce “modern-day slavery” through labor export. The dance was replicated by other migrants worldwide last October 3, to coincide with the High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development in New York.

Photo | Filipino, int’l migrant leaders march in NY to end forced migration

Photo by Tess T. Agustin

Filipino migrant leaders Garry Martinez and Connie Regalado of Migrante International, together with International Migrants Alliance chairperson Eni Lestari and others, led the march of migrant workers and refugees in New York City, USA to the United Nations (UN) headquarters. The march called for an end to forced migration as a neoliberal policy pushed by [...]

Photo | Youth activists stage lightning rally as House plenary deliberates on presidential budget

1381219_10151829643160829_1910107369_n

In the middle of deliberation on the budget of the Office of the President, the plenary chamber shook with lightning protest by youth activists under Youth Act Now. The youth activists began “Ibasura ang pork barrel ni Aquino!” (Junk Aquino’s pork barrel) when they were shoved out of the building by House security men. Reports [...]

Larawan | Aktres na si Cristine Reyes, umeksena sa protesta vs pork barrel

Sandaling pakikiisa ng aktres na si Cristine Reyes sa protesta kontra pork barrel nitong Biyernes, Setyembre 20. (Judy Taguiwalo)

Tanghali sa Balara kanto C5 Road sa Quezon City ang puwesto ng mga kawani, manininda at ilang guro ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas-Diliman para sa linggu-linggong protesta kontra pork barrel tuwing Biyernes. Nakiisa hindi lamang ang aktres na si Cristine Reyes, kundi pati ang tricycle drivers sa pag-iingay laban sa pork barrel. Sa hapon, ang mga [...]

Citizen Video | Buntis, nasaktan sa demolisyon sa Carmina Compound, napilitang manganak

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

(Ang video sa itaas ay kuha ng ilang citizen journalists mula sa Gabriela-Muntinlupa. Kinuhanan nila ang pagkukuwento ni Margie Versoza, 35 anyos na residente ng Carmina Compound sa Brgy. Cupang, Muntinlupa City, hinggil sa kanyang karanasan noong Hulyo 18. Pinangungunahan ng lokal na pamahalaan ng Muntinlupa ang mga tangkang pagdemolis sa kabahayan ng mga maralita [...]

Kabataan sa Kidapawan sumama sa One Billion Rising

Kabataan sa Kidapawan City, sumama sa One Billion Rising, isang pandaigdigang kampanya para wakasan ang lahat ng porma ng karahasan sa kababaihan. Kabilang sa tinututulan ng mga kabataan ang paglabag sa pambansang soberanya ng presensya ng mga tropang Amerikano sa bansa. (Naravel Berana)

Kabataan sa Kidapawan City, sumama sa One Billion Rising, isang pandaigdigang kampanya para wakasan ang lahat ng porma ng karahasan sa kababaihan. Kabilang sa tinututulan ng mga kabataan ang paglabag sa pambansang soberanya ng presensya ng mga tropang Amerikano sa bansa.

This page features news, photos, and opinion by citizen journalists from marginalized sectors of Philippine society. Our citizen journalists are mostly women and given initial journalism skills training by PinoyMedia Center. A project co-sponsored by the World Association for Christian Communication.
Log in | Designed by Gabfire themes