Sanlakas: No rallies today in Cebu

Benjie Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/10/2017

WHILE there are no planned protests in Cebu to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, militant groups like Sanlakas Cebu are reminding people however about the Martial Law era where human rights…

Martial law survivors, militants to gatecrash ‘Libingan party’

Inquirer.net 09/10/2017

Late Dictator’s 100TH birthday celebration Survivors of the dictatorship of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos will gatecrash his 100th “birthday party” on Monday at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. The Campaign Against the Return of…

Marcoses prepare b-day bash for late president

Inquirer.net 09/08/2017

An opposition lawmaker and a vocal critic of the Marcoses called the plan of the family to throw a birthday bash for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani “shameless.” In a statement,…

‘Be and be better’

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 08/20/2017

Thirty four years ago today, excitement filled the air. Some people, including those who dreaded his return, knew he was coming. After all, he, Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., was the most popular opposition figure and the…

The nation’s dilemma

Radel Paredes 02/25/2017

The arrest of Senator Leila de Lima timed exactly during the rather lukewarm commemoration of the 1986 Edsa Revolution last February 24 made some us wonder whether we are just about to repeat that moment of history,…

Veering away from Edsa

Editorial 02/24/2017

This year’s observance of the 1986 People Power Revolution in Edsa is unlike anything in the past decade or so when past presidents, especially the latest, professed a commitment to the ideals and aspirations set by the…

Edsa at 31: Rape and vengeance

Jason A. Baguia 02/24/2017

Ferdinand Marcos — dictator; architect of the theft of between US$5 to $10 billion in public money and of the torture of 35,000; incarceration of 70,000; and killing of 3,257 people — was overthrown in a bloodless…

Oblation Run pushes through outside of UP Cebu campus despite setback

Morexette Erram 12/15/2016

For the first time in the history of the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu), this year’s Oblation Run was staged along Gorordo Avenue after UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro disapproved the holding of the annual event…

Repudiation

Editorial 12/09/2016

Today’s observance of Human Rights Day gains a certain significance in this country for this year especially under this administration, which drew criticism for its relentless, take-no-prisoners war on illegal drugs and its support for the burial…

On last Wednesday’s rallies

Editorial 12/02/2016

Though size does matter when staging protests — the crowd, the area — it remains to be seen how effective last Wednesday’s protests against the Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is, not only in…

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