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Makabayan lawmakers push higher budget for CHR amid 'climate of injustice'

Sep 18, 2019 - 6:37 PM

'Gusto po sana naming maging priority ng gobyernong ito ang pangangalaga at pagtatanggol sa karapatang pantao,' says Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas

CHR along Commonwealth Ave in Quezon City on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

DOJ summons leftist representatives over student recruitment

Aug 20, 2019 - 7:20 PM

The complaint mistakenly identifies Tom Villarin as Anakbayan representative. Villarin is a member of Akbayan, which is from a different faction of the Philippine Left.

NOT KIDNAPPED. Anakbayan youth member Alicia Lucena faces the media together with members of the progressive Makabayan bloc. Photo from Makabayan bloc

‘Crumbling democracy’: Groups call for end to attacks against the youth

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:24 PM

Youth groups highlight the need for Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens

PROTEST. Various youth organizations stage a protest outside Gate 2.5 of ADMU to condemn human rights violations occurring nationwide. Photos by Casey Mateo/Rappler

Youth groups decry final SC ruling making Filipino, Panitikan optional in college

May 27, 2019 - 10:04 PM

While the government makes Filipino and Philippine Literature courses optional in college, it has railroaded the bill for mandatory ROTC. This is 'false nationalism,' a group says.

FALSE: Photo of Kabataan party 'supporting ROTC'

May 27, 2019 - 7:10 PM

The photo is a manipulated version of Pinoyweekly's 2015 photo showing Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago and other members of the party protesting tuition hikes

IN PHOTOS: Protesters mark 32nd anniversary of People Power

Feb 24, 2018 - 10:45 PM

Various sectors call on Filipinos to 'fight tyranny and dictatorship' and oppose moves to change the Constitution

'RESIST TYRANNY'. Various sectors protested at the People Power Monument on February 24, 2018, to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA Revolution. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Baylosis rearrested over 'pack of lies' – lawyer

Feb 03, 2018 - 3:09 PM

Lawyer Rachel Pastores says the police narrative on the arrest of peace consultant Rafael Baylosis 'is incredibly laughable and obviously false'

NDF CONSULTANTS. File photo of freed political prisoners raising their clenched fists during a press conference held shortly after their release in 2016. NDF consulant Rafael Baylosis (righmost) is among them. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Leftists slam rearrest of NDF consultant over 'trumped-up charges'

Feb 01, 2018 - 1:07 PM

Malacañang says it would be a 'dereliction of duty' not to arrest National Democratic Front consultant Rafael Baylosis

National Democratic Front senior adviser Luis Jalandonivin an interview at the sidelines of the Left's rally on International Human Rights Day. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

NDF consultant Rafael Baylosis rearrested

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:55 PM

(2ND UPDATE) He is the first NDF consultant to be arrested since President Rodrigo Duterte scrapped peace talks

Freed political prisoners raise their clenched fists as they hold a press conference at the social hall of the Episcopal Mission Center in Quezon City on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Leftist groups, netizens condemn House for passing death penalty bill

Mar 07, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Activists also call President Rodrigo Duterte oppressive and anti poor as they protest outside the Batasang Pambansa

UPHOLD LIFE. Various groups that oppose death penalty bill hold a protest outside the House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 7. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House bill seeks free public college education

Jan 23, 2017 - 7:10 PM

Under the proposal students shall be free from payment of tuition and other school fees except fees related to student activities

FREE TUITION. A bill filed in the House of Representatives seeks to provide free college education for all.

SC junks petition to extend voters' registration

Dec 08, 2015 - 3:36 PM

The high court says the 120 day no registration period under the law does not mandate that the period for registration should be up to that time

Voters fill up the application form during the Comelec's Voter's Biometrics Registration in SM Megamall, Saturday July 4. Photo by Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler

SC stops Comelec from dropping 2.5M voters without biometrics

Dec 01, 2015 - 4:22 PM

This comes after leftist groups asked the SC to junk the No Bio No Boto policy as unconstitutional

VOTERS' REGISTRATION. Voters fill out forms as they register at a Commission on Elections office in Quezon on October 30, 2015, a day before the deadline for voters to register. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Declare ‘No Bio, No Boto’ unconstitutional, SC asked

Nov 26, 2015 - 8:52 AM

Petitioners also request the High Court to declare as unconstitutional the law that allows the No Bio No Boto policy

Aquino renews vow to protect, improve lives of PH workers

May 01, 2015 - 12:22 PM

President Benigno Aquino III renews his pledge to workers on Labor Day as various groups criticize him for not doing enough to keep Filipinos like Mary Jane Veloso from seeking work abroad

PROTECTION OF PH WORKERS. President Benigno S. Aquino III vows to protect Filipino workers in every corner of the world. Photo from Malacañang Photo Bureau

House probe into MRT3 accident sought

Aug 18, 2014 - 4:08 PM

The incident exposed the perennial threat that the beat up state of the MRT3 poses to half a million Filipinos who ride it every day a lawmaker says

PROBE. The House of Representatives is set to conduct its own probe into the recent MRT3 accident that injured at least 36 passengers. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Youth groups file plunder charges vs Abad over DAP

Jul 08, 2014 - 3:35 PM

Petitioners say the Supreme Court decision leaves Abad open for investigation for systematically misappropriating converting misusing public funds through DAP

SC allows 300 colleges to increase tuition

Jun 04, 2013 - 6:27 PM

The high court decides the tertiary schools allowed by the Commission on Higher Education did not abuse their discretion in raising tuition by an average of 8 5 percent per unit