Entries by Kodao Productions

Malayao family: ‘How could they tell such lies against Randy?’

SAN PABLO, Isabela—Randy Malayao’s family expressed sadness over allegations made by the Philippine National Police (PNP) that the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultant mismanaged funds that may have led to his assassination. “The family is hurt. They are victimizing our brother even after he was killed,” Malayao’s elder sister Perla said. […]

One Faith, One Nation, One Voice

Ginanap ang One Faith, One Nation, One Voice: A gathering for truth, justice and peace noong Enero 25 sa Rajah Sulayman Plaza, Malate, Manila. Nagtipon ang mga taong simbahan, kasama ang iba’t ibang sektor sa isang prayer rally para sa karapatang pantao, at pagkundenda sa lowering of age of criminal responsibility. Nanawagan rin sila sa […]

Randy Malayao led singing of this Ilocano revolutionary song

After the first round of formal peace negotiations between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Duterte government in Oslo, Norway in August 2016, the NDFP organized a solidarity event in its base in Utrecht, The Netherlands. It was attended by the NDFP consultants, mostly newly-freed, the Filipino expats from all over […]

Government covering up on Malayao murder—CPP

SAN PABLO, Isabela—The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounced efforts by the Rodrigo Duterte government for what it calls the “regime’s foulest move in sowing false information surrounding the murder” of National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultant Randy Malayao last January 30 in Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya. In a statement, the CPP accused […]

Indignation rally for Randy Malayao

The groups strongly condemned the murder of Malayao by two unidentified armed men early morning of January 30 in Aritao in Nueva Vizcaya. BAYAN blames the Duterte government for his vicious attacks against NDF consultants, human rights activists and many others. (Video by Joseph Cuevas/ Kodao)

NUJP beefs up alert and response system for media victims of violence and harassments ahead of mid-term polls

In a bid to be more efficient and effective in responding to continued attacks on media practitioners, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) has strengthened and expanded its regional safety offices throughout the country. As the country heads for mid-term elections in May, the NUJP media alert system and on-call safety officers […]

NDFP tells government, ‘Do not criminalize children’

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) condemned the government for seeking to lower the age of criminal responsibility of children from 15 to 9 or 12 years old.                                  In going after young children, the NDFP’s Special Office for the Protection of Children (SOPC) said the Rodrigo Duterte government has “intensified its attack on […]

Journalists start countdown to 10th anniversary of Ampatuan Massacre

Journalists led by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines held a candle-lighting ceremony to start the countdown to the 10th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre. Reporters and other media workers as well as media organizations gathered last Wednesday at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani to denounce the slow trial of the suspected perpetrators […]

Farmers press for justice 32 years after Mendiola Massacre

On the 32nd anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre where 12 peasants were killed and at least 51 were injured, farmers led by the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas held a protest action at the site of the incident to press for justice. Noting that the victims still have to receive justice, the protesters also noted that […]