Archive for the ‘Peace and Conflict’ Category

THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN PRESS ALLIANCE (SEAPA) is now accepting applications to its Annual Journalism Fellowship (SAF) for 2015 focused on the theme “Hunger in the (ASEAN) Community.” An alliance of independent media organizations from seven...

By Cong B. Corrales REMEMBER thy father's mistakes, do right by the Moro people. This, according to supporters of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), are lessons that Sen. Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. might do well to remember before thrashing the...

ALMA Ravina is a second generation coconut farmer in Bondoc Peninsula, Quezon province. Since last year, she already owns the land their family have been toiling for years—well, at least that's what it says on paper. On May 15, 2015, the collective...

IN 2007, political scientist Julio Tehankee wrote that the two houses of the Philippine Congress have practically been home for at least 160 families over the last century. "These families have had two or more members who have served in Congress, and...

We are reposting this article originally titled "Brazilian investigative journalist beheaded" and first published on the website of the International Press Institute on May 21, 2015.  By Elena Pramesberger, IPI Contributor VIENNA, May 21, 2015 – A...

By Cong B. Corrales FREEDOM OF INFORMATION advocates expressed concern over the delay of the submission of the committee report of the House Committee on Public Information to the House Secretary General, Wednesday (May 20) as this will "impact the...

By Ferdinandh Cabrera Contributor TAMONTAKA, Awang Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao -- While gunfire and bombs rained on residents of Datu Unsay and Datu Saudi Ampatuan in this province, about 60 young Mindanaons gathered here recently for a peace...