Two lawyers, one of whom recently passed the 2022 Bar exams, share whypeople’s lawyering has become a necessity for them. By MAVIC CONDE Bulatlat.com Atty. Rea Guiloreza represents a student journalist for her first case as a lawyer. Photo courtesy of Atty. Sol Taule. MANILA, Philippines — The country’s dire human rights condition necessitates people’s…
Ferdinand Marcos: The hero that never was
Five years ago today, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was given a hero’s burial, much to the dismay of the victims of martial law. Bulatlat compiled stories on the horrors of martial law. Let the dead bury their dead “Cemetery of Heroes” is the English translation of “Libingan ng mga Bayani,” where burying the remains of…
EngageMedia, Bulatlat to screen films on digital rights and safety
By REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA — EngageMedia, in partnership with Bulatlat, will be streaming Tech Tales, a collection of short films human rights issues in the digital space on Nov. 20, 2021. Four of the eight films are slated to be streamed on Saturday, which will cover issues such as online gender-based violence in Indonesia,…
Election is coming, and why you should watch Bulatlat on Kumu
As part of its truth-telling and media literacy advocacy, Bulatlat has been streaming live on its Kumu channel, Bulatlatan20 in the past weeks.
Is the PH Army merely browsing alternative news? Experts say otherwise
IT experts said that the behavior flagged in the cyberattacks against alternative news sites does not exhibit normal browsing, contrary to the claims during the budget deliberations before the House of Representatives that it was a mere “surfing activity.”
Nanay Mameng, mother of Philippine urban poor struggle, passes on
“Without a doubt, oppressors are shaken by her voice. When Nanay Mameng speaks, everyone listens.”
Photo by Clemente Bautista
Lunar eclipse as seen in Alfonso, Cavite around 7:20 p.m today, May 26, 2021. Photos by JM Abcede.
LGBTQIA+ community demands justice for Junjie Bangkiao and Ebeng Mayor
“We are more than just death statistics. We are your children, your siblings, your friends, your family. We are your fellow Filipinos, who deserve love, kindness, justice, and dignity.”
LGBTQIA+ community calls for #JusticeForEbengMayor
Junjie Bangkiao and Ebeng Mayor are but two of the too many Filipino LGBTQIA+ community members who have experienced hate crimes in the country.