The militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas expressed doubt as to the availability of cheap rice from the National Food Authority in retail markets as earlier announced by the government.
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National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Prof. Joma Sison clarified on Friday that the peace talks between the government have not been terminated.
Overseas Filipino workers are among the sectors who have been longing for just and lasting peace for their country.
President Rodrigo Duterte, an open critic of the Catholic church, has agreed to engage in talks with religious leaders in the country in a bid to assuage the rift between him and the Church following his controversial “stupid God” rant.
Progressive lawmakers from the House Makabayan bloc have filed resolutions seeking a probe into the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s “illegal” crackdown against “tambays” (loiterers) and the death of a 22-year-old detainee due to alleged police brutality.
It has been 12 years now since two students from the University of the Philippines disappeared.
Despite mounting criticism to his administration’s crackdown against loiterers or “tambay” in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte has remained steadfast and this time he wanted barangay officials to be directly involved.
Gabriela Women’s Party on Monday filed House Resolution No. 1970 seeking for a congressional inquiry on the arrest and detention of its volunteer worker in Butuan City.
The proposed amendments to the Human Security Act (HSA) of 2007 is tantamount to “undeclared but legislated” nationwide martial law, Kabataan party-list Rep. Sarah Elago warned on Monday as she denounced the Duterte administration’s “draconian and over-broad counterinsurgency legislation.”
Progressive groups called on the public, on Monday, to defend human rights and resist the rising tyranny that is now engulfing the country under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.