Archive for the ‘Civil Society’ Category

By Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism ON TOP of Bayani Arago’s desk at the Commission on Human Rights National Capital Region (CHR NCR) is a pile of clippings now about an inch thick. The news reports, which Arago began...

BANGKAY SA BANGKETA... kasi nga drug pusher ako. This is the sad refrain in a sardonic poem that a young Filipina wrote and read in a video she posted last week on her Facebook page. It does not matter, she averred, that the so-called drug pushers...

By Karol Ilagan UNITED FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. Students and environmental activists held placards with calls for change in environment policies addressed to President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Photo by Karol Ilagan/PCIJ FRANCES Quimpo’s recollection of...

* Inilathala ng Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) * Isinalin sa Filipino ng Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) KAPAG ANG BAHAY O OPISINA MO AY HINALUGHOG O NA-SEARCH: When your house or office is searched ANO ANG DAPAT...

* Inilathala ng Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) at isinalin sa Filipino ng Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) ANUMAN ANG SITWASYON, NANANATILING LUBOS AT HINDI DAPAT YURAKAN ANG ATING MGA BATAYANG KARAPATAN. KABILANG DITO...

BY OFFICIAL POLICE DATA, from July 1 to 13 this year, the Duterte administration's war on crime has already chalked up big, if macabre, numbers: 135 persons killed or about 10 persons a day on average, and 1,844 arrested or about 141 persons a day on...

By the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism THE WAR on drugs in the last nine weeks -- or even before Rodrigo R. Duterte took his oath as president a fortnight ago on June 30 -- has yielded ever bigger numbers of casualties, arrests, and...