Entries by Kodao Productions

Joma to Digong: Killing 30k drug suspects is what is insane

National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison said there is nothing rotten or insane about fighting for independence and democracy. Replying to yet another tirade from President Rodrigo Duterte, Sison said what is insane is killing 30,000 drug suspects as well as mass murdering workers, peasants, indigenous peoples, social […]

Friends and supporters launch Free Rey Casambre Movement

Relatives, friends and supporters gathered at the University of the Philippines College of Science in Diliman January 19 to launch the Free Rey Casambre Movement. The group is calling for the freedom of NDF peace consultant and director of Philippine Peace Center Rey Casambre. Among those who attended the activity are Bishop Deogracias Yniguez, Pastor […]

Putragis Amang!

Putragis amang! Kami’y namamalimos lamang ng kapirasong lupaBakit pinaputok ang kanilang sandata?Hayup nga ba kaming, hayup sa turing Bakit kaming gutom, bala ang pinakain! Putragis amang! ang palasyo pala ay hindi dulugan ng awa Ang kongreso pala’y kongreso ng panginoong may lupaSaan namin hahanapin Ang pangakong pag-laya? Putragis amang! huwag nila kaming itulak sa dingding Mabangis sumalakay ang mga ginutomSa tagisan […]

Para sa kalayaan ng mga bilanggong politikal

Before attendees of the Free Rey Casambre Campaign at the University of the Philippines last Saturday, Public Interest Law Center managing counsel Rachel Pastores said the judges and prosecutors who handle the cases of incarcerated National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultants must be encouraged to do what is right. (Image by Carlo Francisco/Kodao)

Freed NDFP consultant Raffy Baylosis thanks supporters

A day after his release from nearly a year of imprisonment, National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultant Rafael Baylosis attended an event for his fellow peace advocate Rey Claro Casambre at the University of the Philippines in Diliman last January 18. Baylosis thanked his lawyers from the Public Interest Law Center, human rights […]

Bill lowering children’s criminal liability draws wide opposition

Government agencies, children’s rights advocates and international organizations are up in arms over efforts at the House of Representative to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) of children from 15 to nine years old. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council (JJWC) object to the […]

Gabriela kicks off International Women’s Day commemoration

Gabriela and Gabriela Womens Party held a kick-off activity leading to the commemoration of International Women’s Day on March 8. Dubbed “Womens March against Poverty and Repression,” women leaders from various regions marched from the Bustillos Church in Sampaloc, Manila to Mendiola Bridge Friday, January 19. The groups assailed the continuous effect of rising prices […]

Military operations hamper release of NPA POWs

Plans for the release of 15 New People’s Army (NPA) prisoners of war (POW) are being hampered by continuous Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the National Democratic Front of the Philippines-North East Mindanao (NDFP-NEMR) said. In a statement, NDFP-NEMR said that the NPA’s Front 21B and 21C are preparing to release the two soldiers […]