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By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The Task Force on Urban Conscientization (TFUC) of the Association of Major Religious Superiors of the Philippines condemned the recent military harassment on urban poor families residing in its shelter. Last March 26, 2012, eight soldiers went to the Kanlungan Center, the TFUC shelter, looking for the…

“Residents are being forced to relocate where jobs, electricity and water are scarce. Demolitions and forced evictions automatically translate to workers having to leave their sources of income and children would have to stop from going to school.” Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan

A snake effigy of the Estradas — Ex-President Joseph Estrada, Congressman JV Ejercito and Mayor Guia Gomez — was burned by residents of Brgy. Corazon De Jesus in San Juan City, as a sign of their anger at the Estrada family for ordering the demolition. (Photos by GREGORIO B. DANTES JR. and JANESS ANN J. ELLAO / Bulatlat.com)

News Release 24 February 2011 Militant umbrella organization, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-National Capital Region (Bayan-NCR) today said that issues of joblessness, homelessness and social injustices in the country will remain unresolved unless President Benigno Simeon Aquino III will overhaul the framework policies of his administration, particularly on its staunch relation with the US government and further…

MANILA — Residents of Brgy. Corazon de Jesus in San Juan and their supporters marched to Don Chino Roces Bridge in Manila on January 28, to protest the violent demolition of their community on January 25 and to challenge President Benigno Aquino III to conduct a swift investigation. (Photo by Tudla Productions / bulatlat.com)