Photos | The Lumad journey for justice

October 27, 2015

The Lumad bring with them what could arguably be the most pressing issue in the country today: the militarization of indigenous and peasant lands. But they are also in the metropolis to teach the rest of us the lessons of unity and struggle.

#SONA2015 | Defiance in face of lies, repression (Photos)

July 28, 2015

Outside Batasan Pambansa, tens of thousands braved the torrential rain, the pre-SONA threats and intimidation by state forces, and of course, the police barricade that virtually became a garrison in the middle of Commonwealth Avenue, to register intense dissatisfaction with the country’s state of affairs under Aquino. Inside, meanwhile, people’s representatives were equally defiant.

‘Walang coordination’ | #Link4Justice para sa katotohanan, pananagutan pinaharangan ng Palasyo

February 26, 2015

Batay sa maraming ulat, at batay sa pag-amin din mismo ng nakausap ng mga demonstrador na opisyal ng National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) ng Philippine National Police (PNP), iniutos ng “mga nakatataas” sa kanila ang pagharang sa mga mananalangin at magsasagawa ng human chain — tinaguriang #Link4Justice — mula Kampo Crame hanggang EDSA Shrine. Isang […]

PHOTOS | One Billion Rising PH: A clarion call for ‘revolution’

February 18, 2015

It was a sunny Saturday morning in the city of Manila on V-Day. Erecting a stage in front of a shrine named in honor of the first Philippine revolution’s leader, organizers led by Gabriela, Gabriela Women’s Party and New Voice Company were determined to stage a “main rising” befitting the “Revolution” theme. Yes, as with most One Billion Rising […]

PHOTOS | Site of bloody encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao

January 31, 2015

Moro human rights organization Suara Bangsamoro has submitted to Pinoy Weekly some of the photos that they took of the site where the remains of many of the (at least) 44 police commandos were recovered, after the bloody encounter with Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on January 25. Jerome Succor Aba, Suara Bangsamoro spokesperson, said he […]

Evacuees camp out on both sides of the road, fleeing from the fighting in Brgy. Tukanalipao in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Photo courtesy of Suara Bangsamoro

PHOTOS | 1,500 civilians flee communities during bloody clash in Mamasapano

January 30, 2015

Moro human rights group Suara Bangsamoro has revealed to Pinoy Weekly that at least 1,500 Moro civilians have fled their communities in Brgy. Tukalanipao in Mamasapano town of Maguindanao province in the aftermath of the fighting between police Special Action Force (SAF) commandos and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom […]