CEGP to Duterte: Stop holding peace process ‘hostage’

The College Editors Guild of the Philippines lambasted President Rodrigo Duterte for delaying the release of political prisoners in exchange for a bilateral ceasefire agreement with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), saying that it effectively takes the peace process on hostage. “The Duterte government should release the …


Frequently Asked Questions About the General, Unconditional, and Omnibus Amnesty for Political Prisoners in the Philippines

A brief primer from Kapayapaan Campaign for Just and Lasting Peace November 14, 2016 1. Who are the political prisoners? Political prisoners (PPs) are individuals arrested, detained, and imprisoned for acts in furtherance of their political beliefs. They are denied their liberty and prosecuted under a system of justice that …

Inday Varona

STATEMENT: Stop censoring journalists, reactivate Inday Espina Varona’s Facebook account now!

By Altermidya – People’s Alternative Media Network WE IN THE alternative media denounce the attempt to silence respected journalist Inday Espina Varona, whose account was disabled by social media site Facebook. Varona’s verified FB account was blocked today after she was apparently reported as “not following Community Standards” by an …