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By John Reiner Antiquerra THE PRESIDENT has made it well known that he is no fan of the press, but what about the Filipino public? Judging from the posts on PCIJ’s “Shout Out for Press Freedom” wall at the recent Alinday Advocacy Fair at the...

Text and photos by Karol Ilagan HISTORY and a whole lot of hugot fueled the protest action by Filipinos of all age groups on Wednesday, Nov. 30, against the sneaky burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani of the deposed strongman Ferdinand E....

[gview file="http://pcij.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Speech-UPLAA-Omb-Conchita-Carpio-Morales-Nov.-25-2016.pdf"] OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio-Morales on Friday offered sharp and powerful messages on the most contentious issues in the country...

Text and Photos by Davinci Maru IT IS TYPICAL for a community to greet the burial of the dead with solemn, silent mourning, in respect and remembrance. But the atypical clandestine, sneaky burial of deposed strongman Ferdinand Marcos sparked just...

Text and Photos by DAVINCI MARU With mixed shock, anger, frustration, and outrage, hundreds of Filipinos gathered at Rizal Park in Manila amid intermittent rain to express their resounding opposition to the proposed burial of the late strongman Ferdinand...