[Tula] Isa-isa nilang inuubos ang maralita -ni Greg Bituin

Isa-isa nilang inuubos ang maralita Tila baga masakit sa mata ang mga dukha Itinitimbuwang na lang ang mga walang-wala Gipit na nga’y ginigipit, dukha’y isinusumpa Iniisip bang krimen at droga’y di na lumala? Laksa ang pinaslang, kayraming nasayang na buhay Ang karapatang mabuhay ay hinayaang tunay Naglipana sa komunidad ang maraming bangkay Gamit ang kapangyarihan,…

[Press Release] Children from shanty towns present Noynoy their Christmas wishes – SM-Zoto/KPML

Children from shanty towns present Noynoy their Christmas wishes AS THE Simbang Gabi heralds the commencement of the yuletide season for many Filipinos and with just eight days before Christmas Day, indigent children accompanied by their parents from the Metro’s urban poor communities belonging to anti-poverty groups Samahan ng Mamamayan-Zone One Tondo Organization (SM-ZOTO) and…

[Press Release] Urban poor denounce Roxas’ for claiming that DAP benefitted informal settlers -KPML

Urban poor denounce Roxas’ for claiming that DAP benefitted informal settlers REACTING to claims made by Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas that 10 billion pesos from the recently declared unconstitutional Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) were spent to relocate waterways communities, an urban poor federation leader says it is the exact opposite.…

[Press Release] Anti-Poverty group reiterate demand of full-disclosure of DAP projects’ details, says devil is in the details -KPML

Allege Massive Cronyism in DAP-infused Projects Anti-Poverty group reiterate demand of full-disclosure of DAP projects’ details, says devil is in the details AN URBAN poor group called on Palace officials to reiterate their call for the full disclosure of the details of projects infused with Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds. They specifically wanted to know…

[Press Release] “Kalbaryo ng Maralita” held, brands Aquino’s Housing Program Rated: PG or Rated: Pure Gimmickry -KPML

“Kalbaryo ng Maralita” held, brands Aquino’s Housing Program Rated: PG or Rated: Pure Gimmickry HUNDREDS of informal settlers from various waterways communities affected by the on-going government relocation program held a “Kalbaryo ng Maralita” in various churches in Quezon City and Manila before proceeding to the foot of Mendiola Bridge to dramatize their plight under…

[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…

[In the news] QC informal settlers resist demolition; negotiations ongoing – Inquirer.net

QC informal settlers resist demolition; negotiations ongoing. By Chona Yu, Karen Boncocan 990AM, INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippine – Tensions rose as authorities attempted to demolish some 1000 houses in Barangay (village) Old Balara in Quezon City Wednesday morning but authorities are trying to prevent an outbreak of violence through negotiations, according to reports culled by INQUIRER.net.…

[In the news] Demolition at San Juan village resumes after brief standoff – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News

Demolition at San Juan village resumes after brief standoff – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News. Tension gripped a village in San Juan City anew Friday as residents faced off with a demolition team ordered to take down the shanties there. Residents of Corazon de Jesus village confronted members of the demolition…

[Statement] Labanan ang demolisyon sa Tumana!

Source: Partido ng Lakas ng Masa on Facebook Kasiguruhan sa paninirahan! Abot-kayang presyo ng lupa! Labanan ang demolisyon! Sa unang araw ng Abril nakatakda ang demolisyon ng ating mga tahanan dito sa Barangay Tumana. Ang 33 ektaryang lupang ito ay napatituluhan ng isang Don Joaquin Francisco. Ngunit duda kami sa kanyang walang-bisang titulo. Ngayon simula…

Spare us from cleanup, Manila Bay squatters urge high court – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

Spare us from cleanup, Manila Bay squatters urge high court – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. By Jerome Aning Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: Inquirer.net, Filed Under: Philippines – Metro, Poverty, Environmental Issues, Judiciary (system of justice), Housing & Urban Planning, Human Rights MANILA, Philippines—An urban poor group has called on the Supreme Court not to…