She was always ready

August 23, 2021

From ‘Jungle Jologz’ to the jungles of Negros, a friend recalls the odyssey of martyred revolutionary poet and writer Kerima Lorena Tariman.

So, paano na tayo?

March 22, 2021

Kulang sa oportunidad ang bansa sa mga tulad ni Wesley So, kaya natutulak silang tumungo sa diumano’y ‘luntiang pastulan’.

A thousand Myles

March 25, 2018

Myles Albasin is one of six youths arrested in Mabinay, Negros Oriental and falsely accused of being armed guerrillas.

In Memory of Wendell ‘Ka Waquin’ Gumban

August 2, 2016

Wendell, or Waquin to his comrades, was a scholar of the people who left his petty-bourgeois life to serve oppressed workers and, later, landless peasants and indigenous people–as a guerrilla of the New People’s Army.

Infographic | Military attacks on Lumad community schools in Mindanao

June 25, 2015

Here is an alarming statistic: About 3,000 Lumad children have been denied of their right to education because of the Aquino administration’s counter-insurgency military offensives in Mindanao. And in the center of it all–along with the various units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, of course–is the Department of Education itself, with its Davao del Norte division leading […]

Dispatches: Walking in Fear in the Philippines

May 7, 2015

By Carlos Conde for Human Rights Watch In a country where extrajudicial executions by state security forces are a longstanding problem, potential victims take any threat seriously. So when farmers’ rights activist Eduardo Regidor noticed that three armed men were trailing him around Davao City last week, he sought refuge in the local offices of […]