Entries by Kodao Productions

The struggle continues…

The members of Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) and Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) held a protest to denounce the four year Aquino administration for not giving them any single salary increase amidst endless price increases of basic commodities and services. Mendiola, Manila November 27, 2014

Political prisoners go on fast, call for release and end to criminalization of political acts

Countdown to International Human Rights Day Political prisoners go on fast, call for release and end to criminalization of political acts Political prisoners in the Philippines launched a seven-day fast today, as members of the International League of  People’s Struggle (ILPS) commemorate the International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners. The fast will last until […]

Bonifacio Day 2014 — Robin Padilla, Juana Change…

Actor Robin Padilla, comedienne Juana Change and other luminaries join militants in commemorating the 151st birth anniversary of Filipino revolutionary martyr Gat Andres Bonifacio. ILPS-Philippines and Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) Chair Elmer Labog vows to continue the struggle for freedom and democracy. Also in the rally are Makabayan President Satur Ocampo, Archbishop Oscar Cruz, Manobos […]

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Indigenous Women Rise for Justice

Bai Indigenous Women Network (BAI) Gastambide to Mendiola, Manila November 27, 2014 “On this day, indigenous women rise for justice. We face the militarization of our communities and suffer from human rights abuses. We are impoverished and made landless because of the plunder of our ancestral lands. These are biggest forms of violence against indigenous […]

Solidarity with Mindanao

ILPS-Philippines affiliates join the 2014 Manilakbayan for food and peace in Mindanao at the start of their Mendiola campout towards International Human Rights Day. Indigenous Lumads perform their ritual offering and sharing of blood (“pamaas” in Manobo culture) as a token of solidarity in the struggle against large-scale mining, militarization and human rights violations.

The festering Hacienda Luisita problem

[By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo | Streetwise] Ten years is a long time to await justice for the massacre of striking farm and sugar mill workers at the Hacienda Luisita Incorporated (HLI), the sprawling 6,435-hectare sugar plantation owned by the Cojuangco-Aquino clan, by a combined force of military, police and private security guards. Peasant families who have […]

Food and Peace in Mindanao: Karapatan calls for support

“The justness of the calls of the Manilakbayan ng Mindanao for food and peace is emphasized when on November 11, almost 400 individuals evacuated from Rosario and Bunawan, Agusan del Sur due to military operations of the 75th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army (IBPA). One was killed during said operation, while two remain missing,” said […]

Aquino strikes 5 on 5th year of  Ampatuan Massacre – Zarate

  As  the killing of witnesses to the infamous Ampatuan Massacre continue, Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate said the Aquino administration must be held to account for  at least  five (5)  issues that aggravated the sufferings of the relatives of the victims. Justice delayed, justice denied, justice mocked. “At least four witnesses have already been […]

End Impunity Now – AlterMidya

Impunity is BS Aquino—Karapatan “His government is shameless. He is impunity personified. His name is Noynoy ‘Impunity’ Aquino,” Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general said on the eve of the International Day to End Impunity, November 23.   “There is madness going on right before our eyes with witnesses and potential witnesses being killed one by […]