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47 years after Martial Law declaration, Marcoses ‘still have no shame’

While victims of human rights abuses won the class suit in the US Federal court in Hawaii against the Marcoses and received compensation, the Marcoses have not been punished for their crimes. By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Danilo dela Fuente, 70, fumes in anger every time he sees Imelda Marcos and her children 

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Life under Martial Law

By Elfren S. Cruz Around three and a half years ago, I wrote a column depicting life under martial law through six Filipino novels recommended by Karina Bolasco who was then publisher of Anvil Books. Since then campaigns to revise the history of the truths about the martial law regime of the Marcos family have 

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Teach your kids to #NeverForget: children’s books about Martial Law

According to MomCenter Philippines, in order for children to remember the most meaningful events in our history, the teaching needs to come from parents. Start with giving the kids a picture of what life used to be under the dictatorship of the late kleptocrat Ferdinand Marcos and the reason why people were so eager to 

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Why Negros?

By Rosario Guzman IBON.org (This article was originally published in the January-March 2019 issue of the Karapatan Monitor at the heels of a spate of killings of farmers and rights defenders in Negros) All over the Philippines, 207 peasants have already been killed as of March 31 since the start of the Duterte administration – 

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Probing the invisible multi-billion ‘black budget’

Marjohara Tucay Altermidya Intelligence: This is what the Duterte administration apparently wants to increase next year. Or so reveals the 2020 proposed national budget. Next year, the Office of the President is seeking to almost double the budget of its intelligence and confidential funds, for a combined total of P4.5 billion (US$86.7 million), from the 

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Hinggil sa panununog ng PW print issues sa Pandi, Bulacan

Pinoy Weekly/PinoyMedia Center Itinuturing ito bilang bahagi ng tumitinding klima ng panunupil at pasismo sa bansa, kung saan sinumang nagiging kritikal sa nasa kapangyarihang rehimen ay sinusupil, tinatakot at dinadahas. Itinuturing namin ang nabalitang pagsunog sa libu-libong kopya ng Pinoy Weekly na nakalagak sa subscriber naming komunidad ng mga maralitang nag-okupa ng tiwangwang na pampublikong 

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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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‘Portrait-cature’ of 
Mila and Hermie by
Melchor Jaluag, a graphic designer of TPR. The artwork is his present for the couple’s 50th Wedding Anniversary and The Philippine Reporter’s 30th Anniversary.

Philippine Reporter marks 30th year; Garcia couple’s Golden Anniversary Pictorial by Rene Sevilla

See related stories: The Golden Garcias: 50 Years of Love and Revolution Celebrating the 50th and the 30th Working together through thick and thin Documenting the hopes, struggles, achievements of Filipinos in Canada ‘Looking in the same direction’ Acknowledgements ñ

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REBYU: Mabini, marubdob

PinoyWeekly.org Ito ang pagtatanghal na kailangan sa ating panahon. Una naming pinanuod ang Mabining Mandirigma, steampunk musical ng Tanghalang Pilipino, noong 2015. Sa pagtatanghal na ito, si Delphine Buencamino ang gumanap sa pangunahing karakter, ang bayani ng unang rebolusyong Pilipino na si Apolinario Mabini. Nakamamangha si Delphine (pati na rin si Arman Ferrer at ang 

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Tributes pour for ‘rare ally,’ environment defender Gina Lopez

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Progressive groups have expressed their deepest condolences over the death of environmental defender and philanthropist Gina Lopez, who, in her stint as cabinet secretary on the environment acted with urgency against destructive mining and social justice. “Generations of indigenous peoples have defended ancestral lands against the encroachment 

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