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By AILA JOSOL and YZELLE ROSE PADA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Women’s group Lila Pilipina denounced the Philippine-Japan military pact as the Japanese failed to acknowledge their war crimes against Filipinos and comfort women. “They are again talking about war measures with the Philippine government for mutual access of the Japanese troops that will openly do…
“The dominoes are falling one by one. After Hailey Pecayo’s case was dismissed, we received news that Ken and Jasmin’s case was dismissed too.”
“The Western media and the allies of Israel and its main backer the US government keep saying Hamas is a terrorist group attacking Israel and Israeli settlers, but they consistently ignore the crimes of Israel against the people of Palestine. For 75 years and counting since the 1948 Nakba (catastrophe) when the US and the United Nations created Israel on Palestinian land, the agony Palestinians have been facing has been continuous and unending.”
In the last six years since former President Rodrigo Duterte terminated the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, their peace consultants, including those who publicly participated in the peace process, were subjected to a series of bloody and vicious attacks.
The document said both parties agree to a principled and peaceful resolution of the nearly 55-year old armed conflict.
A provincial prosecutor in Batangas dismissed the two charges against peasant organizer Ernesto Baez Jr., driver Jose Escobio, and companion Jonald Jabonero, citing a lack of probable cause.
Progressive media groups and campus journalists commemorate the 14th year of the Ampatuan massacre at the University of the Philippines, College of Mass Communication.
People all over the world calling for a ceasefire on the attacks in Gaza is a victory for the Palestinian people.
“We knew from the start that this law would only be weaponized in silencing dissent. They try to make us falter; we, indigenous peoples and human rights defenders. But we will never deter.”
The role of the fisherfolk is important in assuring food security in the country, and so Ronnel Arambulo of Pamalakaya said that the needs of the fishermen must be given priority.