‘Walang coordination’ | #Link4Justice para sa katotohanan, pananagutan pinaharangan ng Palasyo

February 26, 2015

Batay sa maraming ulat, at batay sa pag-amin din mismo ng nakausap ng mga demonstrador na opisyal ng National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) ng Philippine National Police (PNP), iniutos ng “mga nakatataas” sa kanila ang pagharang sa mga mananalangin at magsasagawa ng human chain — tinaguriang #Link4Justice — mula Kampo Crame hanggang EDSA Shrine. Isang […]

PHOTOS | One Billion Rising PH: A clarion call for ‘revolution’

February 18, 2015

[cycloneslider id=”one-billion-rising-for-revolution-2015″] It was a sunny Saturday morning in the city of Manila on V-Day. Erecting a stage in front of a shrine named in honor of the first Philippine revolution’s leader, organizers led by Gabriela, Gabriela Women’s Party and New Voice Company were determined to stage a “main rising” befitting the “Revolution” theme. Yes, as with most One […]

PHOTOS | Site of bloody encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao

January 31, 2015

Moro human rights organization Suara Bangsamoro has submitted to Pinoy Weekly some of the photos that they took of the site where the remains of many of the (at least) 44 police commandos were recovered, after the bloody encounter with Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on January 25. Jerome Succor Aba, Suara Bangsamoro spokesperson, said he […]

Evacuees camp out on both sides of the road, fleeing from the fighting in Brgy. Tukanalipao in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Photo courtesy of Suara Bangsamoro

PHOTOS | 1,500 civilians flee communities during bloody clash in Mamasapano

January 30, 2015

Moro human rights group Suara Bangsamoro has revealed to Pinoy Weekly that at least 1,500 Moro civilians have fled their communities in Brgy. Tukalanipao in Mamasapano town of Maguindanao province in the aftermath of the fighting between police Special Action Force (SAF) commandos and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom […]

Larawan | Sigaw sa Araw ng Karapatang Pantao: Wakasan ang abusadong rehimen

December 12, 2014

[cycloneslider id=”2014-human-rights-day-rally”] Umabot sa 204 ang bilang ng mga biktima ng pampulitikang pamamaslang mula Hulyo 2010 hanggang Hunyo 2014. Sa bilang na ito, 117 magsasaka at 49 katutubo. Ito, at marami pa, ang dahilan kung bakit nagmartsa ang libu-libong mamamayan sa Araw ng Karapatang Pantao nitong Disyembre 10. Sa programa sa Mendiola, Manila, inihayag nila […]

Photos | Campaign for #Justice4Jennifer, #junkVFA gains momentum

October 18, 2014

Social and traditional media are abuzz with stories about protest actions and activities of groups from different sectors and even those abroad that call for justice for Jennifer Laude, a transgender woman murdered in an Olongapo City hotel last week. Police said the main suspect is a US Marine, Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, […]

MGA LARAWAN | Pirma’t protesta kontra pork barrel sa Luneta at Mendiola

August 26, 2014

Umarangkada na ang pagpapapirma para sa People’s Initiative to Abolish the Pork Barrel System. Matapos ang paglulunsad ng panukalang batas na ito sa pamamagitan ng People’s Congress sa Cebu City nitong Agosto 23, isang malaking pagtitipon ng di-bababa sa 20,000 katao naman ang isinagawa ng iba’t ibang grupong kontra-pork barrel sa Luneta Park, Manila para pasimulan […]