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Aquino’s arrogance in resuming peacetalks, a stumbling block to release of political detainees – SELDA

Aquino’s arrogance in resuming peacetalks, a stumbling block to release of political detainees – SELDA

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Former political prisoners today criticized Pres. Benigno Aquino III’s refusal to meet with representatives of negotiating panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) as…

TV reporter threatened during Marawi polls coverage

TV reporter threatened during Marawi polls coverage

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – ABS-CBN TV reporter Trini Velasco received a death threat via text message during the network’s coverage of the recently concluded barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council)…

Aquino appoints new panel for GRP – CPP/NPA/NDF talks

Aquino appoints new panel for GRP – CPP/NPA/NDF talks

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – President Benigno S. Aquino III yesterday appointed the newly reconstituted government peace negotiating panel for talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines / New Peoples Army…

October Peasant Month: The remoteness of real land reform

October Peasant Month: The remoteness of real land reform

The bitter plight of Filipino farmers continues past the Aquino administration’s first 100 days and into October which the peasant movement marks as Peasant Month IBON Features—The First 100 Days…

Porac Vice Mayor threatens Pampanga media

Porac Vice Mayor threatens Pampanga media

PAMPANGA, PHILIPPINES – Vice Mayor Dexter David of Porac town in Pampanga has threatened to shoot DWgv-am broadcasters Arnel Panganiban and Gary Bernanrdo during a chance meeting in Subic on…

Gov’t caution against conditional cash transfers

Gov’t caution against conditional cash transfers

MANILA. PHILIPPINES – As allocations for poverty programs continue to be deliberated in the national budget for 2011, research group IBON cautions government on the conditional cash transfers program (CCTP),…

P-Noy wanted to save Lim, Puno, Verzosa – PCIJ

P-Noy wanted to save Lim, Puno, Verzosa – PCIJ

UNPUBLISHED IIRC REPORT SCORES TRIO From Day 1, P-Noy wanted to save Lim, Puno, Verzosa BY MALOU MANGAHAS, PCIJ ON THE day he received the 82-page report of the Incident…

NUJP office staff gets death threats

NUJP office staff gets death threats

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The staff of the NUJP Mindanao Safety Office in Cagayan de Oro has received threatening messages twice via email from a certain Alfred Leron with email address…

Statement of Secretary Leila M. de Lima on resignation challenges

Statement of Secretary Leila M. de Lima on resignation challenges

Republika ng Pilipinas KAGAWARAN NG KATARUNGAN Department of Justice Manila 12 October 2010 SECRETARY LEILA M. DE LIMA’S STATEMENT ON RESIGNATION CHALLENGES The President has substantially adopted the IIRC recommendations…

Statement of President Aquino on the recommended actions after reviewing the IIRC report on the Quirino hostage taking

Statement of President Aquino on the recommended actions after reviewing the IIRC report on the Quirino hostage taking

STATEMENT of His Excellency BENIGNO S. AQUINO III President of the Philippines On the recommended actions to be taken after reviewing the report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee…