Pagsunog sa planta ng Abante, kinundena

Mariing kinundena ng pamunuan ng Abante News Group at iba’t ibang grupo ng mamamahayag ang ginawang pag-atake at pagsunog ng apat na armadong kalalakihan sa planta ng pahayagan sa Parañaque City, ngayong Lunes ng madaling araw. Ayon sa pamunuan ng Abante, ala-una ng madaling araw nang puwersahang salakayin ng mga armadong saspek na nakamaskara ang 

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Does Año’s push for anti-subversion law revival differentiate activists with placards from revolutionaries with guns? Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año called for the revival of the anti-subversion law to counter the recruitment of communist rebels among Filipino youth. “We wish to emphasize that our proposal to revive the Anti-Subversion Law is only for members of the [Communist Party of the Philippines]-[New People’s Army]-[National Democratic 

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By Erika Cruz, Kabataan Partylist 2nd Nominee

Duterte and AFP’s whole-of-nation, Oplan Kapanatagan, drug war and vilification of youth activism—pure cowardice

By Erika Cruz December 2018, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order 70, institutionalizing the “whole-of-nation approach” to supposedly address the internal armed conflict in the Philippines. The joint AFP-PNP counterinsurgency program, which succeeds Oplan Kapayapaan and now goes by the name Oplan Kapanatagan, and by which the whole-of-nation approach gains traction, aims to use 

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Another Lumad farmer gunned down in Bukidnon province

DAVAO CITY–A Lumad farmer was killed in a town in Bukidnon province on Friday, Aug. 9, a Lumad group reported. Kalumbay, a region-wide organization of indigenous people, identified the victim as Alex Lacay, 34, in an urgent alert released Saturday, Aug.10 morning. Lacay was gunned down at around 4 p.m. in sitio Pag-asa, barangay Salawagan, 

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Brandon Lee

Journalist shot, seriously injured

By Kimberly Ngabit-Quitasol Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY— A human rights defender and journalist was shot in front of his house around 6:00 p.m. today, August 6 in Lagawe town in Ifugao province. According to the Cordillera Human Rights Alliance (CHRA), Brandon Lee was immediately brought to the hospital. Lee works as a paralegal volunteer with 

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Atty. Anthony Trinidad, 
one of two lawyers killed 
Photo grabbed from Facebook

Stop the killings!

By Ronalyn V. Olea We dread receiving yet another news of extrajudicial killing from human rights groups. The level of killings in Negros alone is reminiscent of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo days. During the height of Arroyo’s counterinsurgency program Oplan Bantay Laya, at least two activists were killed each week. At the end of her term, 

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It is offending China, not war, that Pres. Duterte is avoiding – IBON

By IBON Media Research group IBON said that Pres. Duterte’s stance on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) issue, as expressed in his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA), is not about avoiding war with China, but is about avoiding offending the Chinese government and losing all its promised funds. Last July 22, Pres. Duterte 

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“In response to the DOH, we are declaring a national dengue epide­mic,” pahayag ni National Disaster Rick Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Chairman at Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

National Dengue Epidemic idineklara

By Doris Franche, Joy Cantos MANILA–Nagdeklara na ang Department of Health (DOH) ng National Dengue Epidemic sa gitna ng patuloy na pagtaas ng kaso ng sakit sa buong bansa. “In response to the DOH, we are declaring a national dengue epide­mic,” pahayag ni National Disaster Rick Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Chairman at Defense 

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DOJ to start sending subpoenas to Robredo, 35 others

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra dismisses Bikoy’s link to the Office of the Solicitor General By Lian Buan MANILA–The Department of Justice (DOJ) will soon start sending out subpoenas to Vice President Leni Robredo and 35 others, including sitting lawmakers of the Liberal Party, as the panel of prosecutors start hearing an inciting to sedition 

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UN body adopts reso to probe killings in PH

MANILA — In a historic decision, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted July 11 the Iceland’s resolution to look into the human rights situation in the Philippines. During the 41st session of the UN HRC in Geneva, Switzerland, 18 countries voted in favor of the resolution while 14 voted against. Fifteen member-states abstained from 

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