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LGBT Students Face Bullying, Abuse

Discrimination and Lack of Support Undermine Right to Education MANILA, June 22, 2017 – Students across the Philippines experience bullying and discrimination in school because of their sexual orientation and gender…

Lift martial law declaration now!

Lift martial law declaration now!

LETTER TO THE EDITOR We are a nation that has gone through the monstrosities of martial law. Repeating it again, with no less than another butcher, AFP chief Gen. Eduardo…

STATEMENT: On the Marawi clash and the declaration of martial law in Mindanao

STATEMENT: On the Marawi clash and the declaration of martial law in Mindanao

The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) condemns in strongest term the terror attack done by Maute Group and Abu Sayyaf in Marawi City. This latest attack by the…

Philippine President Duterte Summons Ghost of Marcos

Philippine President Duterte Summons Ghost of Marcos

Proclaims Martial Law to Combat Militant Groups in Mindanao James Ross Legal and Policy Director Human Rights Watch A day after declaring martial law on the southern Philippine island of…

Sorsogon City ‘forced it will’

Sorsogon City ‘forced it will’

Marginal Note By Felix ‘Boy’Espineda, Jr. BicolToday.com With a huge public banner displayed prominently with the mother figure look of City Mayor Sally Lee declaring that Sorsogon City is “drug…

Students! Be Noisy!

Commentary By Rafael Monday 2April2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence,” said Leonardo da Vinci. It is in silence that we submit our will and freedom to…

NUJP to Duterte: Mawalang-galang subali’t napakalinaw na kayo po, at hindi sila, ang bastos.

NUJP to Duterte: Mawalang-galang subali’t napakalinaw na kayo po, at hindi sila, ang bastos.

[Statement] March 30, 2017 Mr. Duterte, your mouth is getting the better of you! Your incoherent and foulmouthed rant against two of the country’s major media outfits – the Philippine…

Awakening the Sleeping People

Commentary By Rafael Monday 26March2017 (BicolToday.com) – It seems like the world today is a stage play waiting for that much anticipated opening of curtains. The actors are ready, the stage…

POLITICAL KILLINGS IN THE PHILIPPINES – COMPLICITY IN MURDER

POLITICAL KILLINGS IN THE PHILIPPINES – COMPLICITY IN MURDER

By Andrew Anderson Executive Director Front Line Defenders www.frontlinedefenders.org On Thursday, 2 March, Jimboy Tapdasan Pesadilla was contacted by a neighbour to go to his parents’ house urgently. When he…

What Is The Opposite Of Generosity?

What Is The Opposite Of Generosity?

By Atty. Ferdinand E. Laguna Generosity is the word this time in Sorsogon. All because of a tarpaulin placed in the façade of the Bulwagan Ng Katarungan along Rizal Street,…

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