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POOLED EDITORIAL: Speak Truth to Power, Keep Power in Check

POOLED EDITORIAL: Speak Truth to Power, Keep Power in Check

RODRIGO R. Duterte’s presidency has altered and controlled the public discourse so radically in its favor in ways rude and bold. One tragic result: it has restricted and narrowed the…

Relentless Assault on the Philippine Press

Relentless Assault on the Philippine Press

Legal Restrictions, Intimidation Seek to Suppress Criticism By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division @condeHRW Filipino journalists will spend World Press Freedom Day on May 3 under government attack. New draft regulations issued by the…

When the government fears the truth

When the government fears the truth

NUJP STATEMENT | When the government fears the truth There can be no other reason for this government’s obsession with going after Rappler than its abhorrence to and fear of…

Why the Youth Must Grow as Militant Activists

Why the Youth Must Grow as Militant Activists

By Panday Sining It is quite appalling that amid our growing struggle and unity against an intensifying state attack against the people, an Oscar Tan released an article “Why UP…

Duterte incites horrifying war crimes

Duterte incites horrifying war crimes

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has distinguished himself as a frothing-in-the-mouth fascist, who incites the worst violations of international humanitarian law, aside from his exhortations to his…

New UNAIDS Philippines Chief Makes Condoms a Priority

New UNAIDS Philippines Chief Makes Condoms a Priority

Reversing Government Policy Failures on HIV/AIDS By Carlos H. Conde Philippines Researcher Human Rights Watch @condeHRW The new Philippines country director of the United Nations program on HIV/AIDS, known as UNAIDS, is advocating condom use and…

A Whisper of Accountability in Philippine ‘Drug War’

A Whisper of Accountability in Philippine ‘Drug War’

Rare Prosecution of Police Underscores Need for UN-Led Probe Phelim Kine Deputy Director, Asia Division @PhelimKine A Philippine court today filed murder charges against three police officers for the alleged summary execution…

Kodao online site down, NUJP blames cyber press harassment 

Kodao online site down, NUJP blames cyber press harassment 

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines condemns the attack on alternative news outfit Kodao Productions’ website, www.kodao.org coming as it did when other media organizations are also under…

DU30 Federalism: Attack dogs to break Republican unity

DU30 Federalism: Attack dogs to break Republican unity

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Attack dogs to rip apart enemies of Federalism and their rabies infecting the Supreme Court, COA, CHR, and the institutions which are the vanguard of Republican representative democracy.…

Unafraid: Welcoming A New Generation of Women

Unafraid: Welcoming A New Generation of Women

By  Trisha Kaye Atutubo I’d like to think 2017 has been a definite milestone for women.  Earlier this year, the Senate Bill 1326 or the Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act…