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Anecdote behind ‘Andurog’: How Human Rights Desk came to be in Legazpi City

Anecdote behind ‘Andurog’: How Human Rights Desk came to be in Legazpi City

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY — Bishop Joel Z. Baylon has refreshed the existence of “ANDUROG SA DERECHOS” to rekindle the spirit behind its creation by way of an…

Smokescreen Justice for ‘Drug War’ Deaths in the Philippines

Smokescreen Justice for ‘Drug War’ Deaths in the Philippines

False Claims of Accountability and the International Criminal Court Param-Preet Singh Associate Director, International Justice Program Human Rights Watch @singhp_p The Philippine government of President Rodrigo Duterte today implied that…

Non-working day for Virac, Catanduanes, Dec. 7

Non-working day for Virac, Catanduanes, Dec. 7

By Connie Destura LEGAZPI CITY — Malacanang has declared Dec. 7 this year as a special non-working holiday in the municipality of Virac in the island province of Catanduanes, to…

#WalangForever

#WalangForever

#WalangForever The open endorsement of Senator Escudero for Hamor is already a big sign that the unholy alliance between the Lees and the Escuderos for power-sharing in Sorsogon has started…

2 high-value targets nabbed in Albay, yield P7.6-M shabu

2 high-value targets nabbed in Albay, yield P7.6-M shabu

By Connie Destura LEGAZPI CITY — Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) seized on Saturday night over a kilo of suspected Shabu or crystal meth worth PHP7.6 million…

Bicol cops on heightened alert after ambush of police convoy

Bicol cops on heightened alert after ambush of police convoy

By Mar Serrano LEGAZPI CITY — A cop was killed while six others were hurt early Saturday in an attack by a group of suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels…

Bishop condemns killing of priest

Bishop condemns killing of priest

STO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija— Bishop Roberto Mallari of San Jose has expressed alarm at the killing of an elderly priest in his diocese. Four men in two motorcycles ambushed Fr.…

Youth group denounces arrest of PISTON leader George San Mateo

Youth group denounces arrest of PISTON leader George San Mateo

MANILA — Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns the arrest of transport leader George San Mateo today, December 5, amid the intensifying fascist attacks of the US-Duterte regime and its crackdown…

Transport strike strands thousands of commuters in Albay

Transport strike strands thousands of commuters in Albay

By Mar Serrano LEGAZPI CITY — A militant group in Albay claimed to have succeeded in paralyzing transportation, saying that 85 percent or more than 2,000 jeepney operators and drivers…

Catholic priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija

Catholic priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija

By BULATLAT MANILA – A Roman Catholic priest who was shot and wounded in a gun attack by suspected state security forces in Nueva Ecija earlier this evening, Dec. 4,…