SPOTLIGHT: When the dragons and lions stopped dancing

The colorful festivities in Manila’s Chinatown, the oldest in the world, was gone. The dragon and lion dancers were nowhere to be seen.

What is happening to our world?

Whether we like it or not, aware, or unaware, wittingly, or unwittingly, we are part of the problem faced by our world.

Catholic bishops in central Philippines condemn killings of tribal people

In a pastoral letter, the bishops called on the government to immediately launch an independent investigation into the killings in Panay

Year in Review: Killings continue as more military men hold government...

The president’s generals are all extremely well-educated and there is little doubt of their intelligence, but they share a fatal flaw

ATC Resolution No. 12: one resolution too many, so don’t make...

We have more than enough resolutions to last another bloody year, so don’t make any this New Year.

Lighting up the void

These last few weeks of Advent in the Philippines, scenes of horror and injustice have hogged the screens and pages of both traditional and...

Inheriting madness

This madness in the cultural psyche stems from crazed governance. The madness of fascism seeps down, even to children.

The life and death of a servant of God

“It is a grave omission to remain silent and passive and allow perpetrators (of killings and rights abuses) to get away”

Witch hunt spikes as specter of accountability haunts Duterte

Nothing has dented the spirit of the country’s human rights defenders

On Human Rights Day, Filipinos demand accountability for abuses

Activists demanded accountability for those who experienced hunger, victims of the 'war on drugs,' and those most affected by the pandemic

Protests held in Germany against ‘systematic’ rights abuses in the Philippines

The demonstrators denounced what they described as the "systematic human rights abuses" in the Philippines under the Duterte administration

The case of the slain retired rebels and a lawyer’s search...

Peace talks with communist rebels have stalled after President Rodrigo Duterte declared the insurgents a terrorist organization in 2018

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