“In short, we are attacked because we take on cases, clients and issues which many others cannot or will not take on.”
IT professionals, activists condemn signing of SIM registration bill into law
“The signed SIM Registration Law poses problems for privacy rights as the Philippine government is notorious for illegal surveillance and violations of data privacy. The SIM registration can become a vast surveillance network used against the people.”
Tinang farmers: We are not criminals
“For 27 years, we have been deprived of our right to till the land. Why is it that we are the ones being treated as criminals here?”
Court acquits 2 journalists of cyber libel
Ansbert Joaquin maintained that libel should be decriminalized, adding that imprisonment as punishment, if convicted, caused him and his family mental torment.
Protesters rage over Comelec’s failure
A day after the May 9 elections, supporters of Leni Robredo, members of election watchdogs and progressive groups hold a symbolic protest in front of the Commission on Elections office in Manila against what they called as the ‘dirtiest’ election in recent years.
Makabayan party list groups not disqualified
Makabayan bloc points to the anti-communist task force as the culprit behind the spread of fake information.
Bikers, advocates pedal against Apayao dam projects
The dam projects in Apayao threaten to displace thousands of indigenous peoples, farmers and fisherfolk.
Progressives debunk myths about Martial Law
“They [Marcoses] are now using stolen wealth to return to power,” Reyes said in Filipino. “Do not expect Marcos Jr. to change the rotten system, he will exploit this system to return to power just as his father did.”
Development worker arrested in San Juan
“My sister is accused of multiple charges of kidnapping and illegal detention, all related to her human rights advocacy. ALL UNTRUE.”
Quezon City turns pink
Watch this festive gathering of #LeniKiko2022 supporters in Quezon City.
Groups laud election commissioner Guanzon’s vote to #DisqualifyMarcosJr
“Simply put, Marcos Jr. is a convicted criminal and a shameless liar who should not be allowed to run for public office, especially the highest and most powerful position in the land.”