Simply put, the context is: Mary Jane is a victim of dire poverty, of lack of real opportunities for a decent job, of pernicious drug and human trafficking. The law may be the law but it should not be blind or deaf to reality.
He acknowledged that it is the sworn duty of the press to ask questions and create reports. He made it clear that he was not angry assuming that they (the media) reported it without malice.
Let the public understand the nature and the specifics that will govern the declaration. Making this known to the public will remove fears and doubts that this will eventually lead to martial law.
Today is the 366th day of forcible evacuation of over 2,000 residents from 22 communities in 5 municipalities in Surigao del Sur.
Last August 19, Amelia Pond, a teacher and researcher for the Salugpongan Schools was illegally arrested in Cebu City after attending the national assembly of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines of which she was the regional coordinator for Davao.
Ferdinand E. Marcos, who was President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986, did a lot of injustice to the indigenous peoples/Lumad and Moro of Mindanao.
There are root causes to the armed conflict. Unless and until these root causes are addressed, armed conflict is bound to continue.
Privilege speech delivered by Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Ariel Casilao at the House of Representatives on August 1, 2016
This new set of Sison’s collected writings from 2010 to 2011 (messages, interviews, political statements, remarks to study groups, and other forms) is a way of refracting that period so we see light and learn lessons from it.
For one with strong interest in the history of Philippine social movements, a quick browsing of this first two of a projected five volumes of Prof. Jose Maria Sison’s recent selected writings will directly give one an idea of its importance as a primary source in historiography.