Posts by tag: katribu

6 years ago

Partylist not spared from trapo politics

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Partylist not spared from trapo politics

By CHERYLL D. FIEL

Davao Today

“Sadly, personality politics is still at play in the partylist contest.  The system even goes to the extent that winnability hinges on traditional politicians’ endorsement and money.” — Carlos Isagani Zarate, Davao-based human rights lawyer and Bayan Muna second nominee

7 years ago

Nothing to celebrate on IPRA’s 15th year, party-list says

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By DANILDA L. FUSILERO
Davao Today

“The IPRA law only served as a tool to legally plunder our ancestral lands. The law, in its present form, cannot provide the realization and attainment of our rights” — Francesca Tolentino, secretary general of the Katribu Partylist