No stopping fight vs dictatorship of Arroyo PP 1017 too hot to handle

“Vigilance must be maintained”. This was the advice of the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) as Arroyo withdrew PP 1017 this morning. “The revocation was done merely in words not in deeds. The attack on people’s rights will continue to intensify.” According to Elmer “Ka Bong” Labog, National Chairperson of the KMU, “The rescinding of PP […]

[] House applauds resolution of standoff over warrantless arrests

The House of Representatives tonight unanimously adopted House Resolution 1169 granting sanctuary and protective custody for six partylist representatives against warrantless arrests arising from charges filed against them. Applause from House members and the mass members of the three partylist organizations welcomed the adoption of the resolution. No arrest is thus expected to be undertaken […]

[Message from Liza Maza]

This speech was delivered by Representative Liza Largoza Maza of the GABRIELA Women’s Party at the Congress of the Philippines as elements of the military and police waited to arrest her and four other representatives of the progressive political parties Bayan Muna and Anakpawis. Ms. Maza is also Vice-chairperson of the GABRIELA Philippines National Women’s […]