Karapatan criticized Solicitor General (OSG) Jose Calida for opposing the petition filed by 22 elderly and sick political prisoners at the Supreme Court as a form of “double standard of justice” that endangers lives of prisoners amid the coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
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Mindanao’s first Covid-19 diagnostic laboratory is being eyed to operate in Tagum City this June to strengthen and speed up the diagnostic capacity in Davao Region.
Former AnakPawis Representative Ariel Casilao and six relief volunteers were released through bail Wednesday after police in Norzagaray, Bulacan detained them while doing relief work last Saturday.
Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) has criticized President Rodrigo Duterte over his recent speech blaming the Left as the obstacle for implementing the National ID System (NIDS).
Progressive youth group Anakbayan has lobbed the question to at least 14 Senators who recently asked for the resignation of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III for his alleged failure of leadership, negligence, lack of foresight, and inefficiency.
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The 270 billion-peso budget allocated by the national government to aid the poorest of the poor amid the COVID-19 pandemic is not enough.
The progressive labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) believes that the continued practice of labor contractualization as well as the country’s lack of basic industries are the real causes of the high unemployment in the Philippines.
After a year seeking for justice for the nine farmers in Sagay, Negros Occidental who were shot and even burned, justice remain elusive not only to the victims and their families but also to the poor and landless farmers.
Former lawmaker Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao of Anakpawis Partylist condemned as “anti-worker, anti-probinsyano and anti-Filipino” the House bill extending probationary employment of Filipino workers to two years.