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- In a synchronized Metro Manila noise barrage today, August 15, students and youth led by the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) and Youth for Accountability and Truth, Now! (Youth Act Now!) countered what President Benigno Aquino claim he is heeding the peoples’ will. NUSP said that Aquino is hearing his own voice, not that of the Filipino people. - See more at: http://nusp.org/dapat-managot/#sthash.nj9LEUqi.dpuf
- As retired Major General Jovito Palparan was taken to court after being on the run for several years, victims and their families held a protest rally outside.
They slammed his attempts to remain in detention cells other than what the Malolos Regional Trial Court has determined,
(This video includes graphic language used by the victims and their relatives in their condemnation rally.)
“Filipino migrants in Hong Kong are in all-out support to the people’s initiative to end the pork barrel system, and not to the perpetuation of the pork-filled regime of Noynoy Aquino.” read more »
- In a press conference this morning in Quezon City the kin of some of the victims of retired Major General Jovito Palparan's alleged atrocities explain why he should be taken to a regular jail. One of their lawyers joined them in the said conference.
August 15, 2014
Inspired by Jose Maria Sison's poem The Guerilla is Like a Poet, the musical play weaves together National Artist Prof. Bienvenido Lumbera's epic poetry and the libretto of Palanca award winner Edward Perez for a history of the national democratic movement. Makata'y Mandirigma, Mandirigma'y Makata is a cultural feast of activist songs, some vintage and many new ones, modern choreography with a hint of the revolutionary Peking opera style popular during the First Quarter Storm days, and a play with a central character, Ador, poet, political detainee, husband and father.
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