[Press Release] Fisherfolk Call On Government: Save Philippine Fisheries, No to Reclamation of Manila Bay -PANGISDA

Fisherfolk Call On Government: Save Philippine Fisheries, No to Reclamation of Manila Bay Manila— Fishermen from various towns surrounding Manila Bay, led by Progresibong Alyansa ng mga Mangingisda or PANGISDA marked Fisherfolk Day with a fluvial parade. The parade which traversed the length of Manila Bay from Navotas, Las Piñas,Parañaque, Baseco to Philippine Senate aims…

[In the news] Families remember missing loved ones -INQUIRER.net

Families remember missing loved ones. By Marielle Medina, Kate Pedroso,Inquirer Research, Philippine Daily Inquirer November 1, 2012 Erlinda Malicdem still remembers the last words her husband, Jimmy, uttered in Filipino before the urban poor leader disappeared on Oct. 8, 1987: “When the time comes, you’ll understand what I’m doing.” “He was always there when they…

[In the news] Robredo: No more cops at demolitions -PhilStar.com

Robredo: No more cops at demolitions By Cecille Suerte Felipe, The Philippine April 30, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – After the violent demolition at the Silverio Compound in Paranaque City last week, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Robredo ordered the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) to refrain from extending police assistance to…

[Press Release] Tucuma residents welcome suspension of demolitions but wants moratorium extended till housing program reformed -Tucuma Federation

Tucuma residents welcome suspension of demolitions but wants moratorium extended till housing program reformed The residents of the depressed community of Tucuma in Barangay Merville, Parañaque who have been preparing to fight off an eviction heaved a sigh of relief and welcomed the temporary suspension of demolitions ordered by DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo hours after…

[Statement] Kinokondena ng KPML-NCRR ang nangyaring karahasan at pagpaslang sa naganap na demolisyon sa Silverio! -KPML

Kinokondena ng kpml-ncrr ang nangyaring karahasan at pagpaslang sa naganap na demolisyon sa Silverio! Mahigpit naming kinokondena ang marahas na demolisyon sa aming mga kapatid na maralita sa Silverio Compound, sa Sucat, Parañaque na ikinamatay ng isang katao at ikinasugat ng humigit-kumulang apatnapung (40) katao. Sadyang kalunus-lunos ang nangyaring ito. Kaya kami sa Kongreso ng…

[Press Release] Urban poor group condemns violent Paranaque demolition, use of deadly force -Alyansa ng Maralitang Pilipino

Urban poor group condemns violent Paranaque demolition, use of deadly force The urban poor group Alyansa ng Maralitang Pilipino (AMP) and the labor party Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) condemned the violent demolition at the Silverio Compound in Paranaque and assailed the use of deadly force by the police. “Heads must roll for the death of…

[Press Release] TDC reminds schools on graduation rites

TDC reminds schools on graduation rites The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) calls on schools to abide by the DepEd rules on graduation rites after several reports that some schools are imposing the collection of graduation and other fees from their students reached its office. According to Benjo Basas, the group’s national chairman, his organization agrees…

[Photo blog] Kalbaryo ng Kawalan ng Katarungan

“…let justice flow like a stream, and righteousness like a river that never goes dry.” (Amos, 5:24) This was quoted in the Lenten statement of FIND we posted last week (See FIND statement). To continuously call for justice, every Holy Wednesday, the Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND) annually hold their Lenten activity dubbed…