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[Statement] Reaction of Families of the Casualties and Survivors of the Florida Bus Crash to LTFRB complying with the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) ordering the Board to lift the suspension order on G.V. Florida’s fleet of 186 units.

PRESS STATEMENT Reaction of Families of the Casualties and Survivors of the Florida Bus Crash to LTFRB complying with the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) ordering the Board to lift the suspension order on G.V. Florida’s fleet of 186 units. For us ordinary, non-lawyer Filipinos, the operation of GV Florida was suspended because…

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[Press Release] Advocates push PNoy to repeal the Mining Act of 1995 and declare alternative bill as urgent during 4th SONA -SOS YB

Advocates push PNoy to repeal the Mining Act of 1995 and declare alternative bill as urgent during 4th SONA Quezon City – The Executive Council of SOS-Yamang Bayan (SOS-YB) Network met in July 10, 2014, Thursday, to reaffirm their commitment to urge President Benigno Aquino III to repeal the Mining Act of 1995 and certify…

Bus full of dreamers

[Statement] Grave Threats to Safety of People Involved in Mural of Faces of Casualties of Florida Crash forced Families & Survivors to take down Art Work in front of Florida Bus Terminal

Families of Victims and Survivors Due to grave threats received on the safety and well-being of people involved in this peaceful expression of loss, grief, and hope, we will be bringing the mural panels down to avoid any untoward incident that may be brought about by people who do not understand what these art works…

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[People] THE RESCUE. By Fr. Shay Cullen

THE RESCUE Fr. Shay Cullen 8 July 2014 The dilapidated house and few small cottages falling apart made up what was called S.C.O.T.S. Foundation for abandoned children. It was set up by Lilian May Thomson, 65, from Dunfermline, Scotland. According to her US passport she is named as Lilian May Zimmer. Her house is in…

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[Event] Human Rights Advocates Say “Never Again to Martial Law!Never Again to the Marcoses!” -TFDP

Human Rights Advocates Say “Never Again to Martial Law!Never Again to the Marcoses!” Human rights advocates led by the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) vow to never let martial law happen in the country again. In “Remember Repression…Remember Courage…Remember Resistance – A Gathering of Human Rights Defenders”, victims of human rights violations during…