March 28, 2017

Quick facts: Ampatuan Massacre

Nakikiisa ang National Union of Student of the Philippines (NUSP),  ang pinakamalaki at pinakamalawak na alyansa ng mga konseho ng mga mag-aaral at pederasyon sa bansa, sa paghahanap ng hustisya para sa 58 biktima ng pamamaslang sa Maguindanao,  32 mula rito ay mga mamamahayag. Tila patuloy na pinalalabo ng administrasyong Aquino ang pagsipat ng hustisya para sa mga biktima ng pamamaslang sa Maguindanao. Sa bawat yugto ng paglilitis at presentasyon ng paghimay-himay sa istorya ay wala pa ring napapatunayang nagkasala. Isa itong malinaw na manipestasyon ng laganap na kultura ng “Impunidad” o kawalan ng pananagutan sa bansa na nagpapatuloy hanggang…

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Consensus FOI is FOE: It is our enemy, it is Malacanang’s Freedom of Exemption

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) criticizes the consolidated version of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill as “FOE”: an enemy to public access of information because it grants Malacanang executives, heads of offices, designated officers and all the powers-that-be greater “Freedom of Exemption.” The 24 FOI versions were consolidated by the Technical Working Group (TWG) of Congress’ Public Information Committee and is subject for approval on November 24, 2014. “DAPat Mabatid”: Executive Power Curtails Access to Information NUSP hits the “consensus FOI” as a blanket of power for the likes of Chief Executive BS Aquino III…

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In commemoration of the International Students’ Day: Educ alliance converge in Liwasang Bonifacio, call for junking of other school fees

Hundreds of student and youth leaders led by the Rise for Education (R4E) Alliance converge in Liwasang Bonifacio today, November 17, 2014, to commemorate the historic International Students’ Day. According to Ms. Sarah Elago, R4E Convenor and National President of the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), “Since 1941, November 17 has been marked as a day to remember the sacrifices, struggles and victories of students’ collective action. Commemorating the martyrdom of Czech students that protested Nazi fascism and the take over of the University of Prague, the International Students’ Day is a strong reminder for students to…

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PH Student leaders hold candle lighting to seek justice for 43 slain Mexican students and activists

Student leaders hold candle lighting to seek justice for 43 slain Mexican students and activists. NUSP strikes Mexican state fascism See more at:http://nusp.org/nusp-strikes-state-fascism-over-murder-of…/…  

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NUSP strikes Mexican state fascism over murder of more than 40 student activists

Students  chant slogans  in front of the  Attorney General Office on October 15, 2014 in Mexico city, during a protest supporting the 43 students missing in Iguala, Guerrero State. The mystery over the fate of 43 Mexican students missing since an attack by gang-linked police deepened after authorities said none was among 28 bodies found in a mass grave. AFP PHOTO/OMAR TORRES

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) led the more than 200 student delegates of REV UP Philippine Student Summit in a candle lighting activity that laments and seeks justice for the murder of missing 43 students and teachers in Mexico. The said students and teachers were against organized crime and corruption perpetuated by the despotic government of Mexico. The missing student activists are well known movers and demonstrators against the corrupt system of the Mexican ruling class and the reactionary governement. The 43 activists “disappeared” after a protest against hiring discrimination. “A government that resorts to fascism…

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#HLMX: 10th Anniversary of the Hacienda Luisita Massacre

This coming November 16 the people of Hacienda Luisita led by AMBALA (Alliance of Farmworkers in Hacienda Luisita) will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Hacienda Luisita Massacre. Justice remains elusive to victims under Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, a third-generation scion of the landlord Cojuangco-Aquino clan of Hacienda Luisita. People’s organizations in the Philippines suchas Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura ( Uma Pilipinas, Federation of Agricultural Workers), Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas – Alyansa ng Magbubukid sa Gitnang Luson (KMP- Amgl Central Luzon Peasant Movement of the Philippines- Alliance of Peasants in Central Luzon), Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU, May…

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Junk all other school fees and tuition hikes – educ alliance

Photos by Mike De Juan of Manila Times.

[manilatimes.net] Student organizations and journalists called on the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and school administrators to scrap miscellaneous fees in their tuition payments during a press conference held at Vinzon Hall UP Diliman, Quezon City on Monday. PHOTOS BY MIKE DE JUAN.

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Aquino’s lambasting of Yolanda critics is farce as its best

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Aquino’s lambasting of Yolanda critics is farce as its best. The President posing as a victim adds insult to injury. “The President cannot avoid people to curse and criticize him because he’s not doing any right. One year after, BS Aquino has finalized the P160 billion reconstruction master plan only last week. That is simply a year of negligence, lack of urgency and is merely a blatant display of irresponsibility” Says Sarah Elago, National union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) National President. Elago criticizes Aquino for the one year in the making of the supposed rehabilitation program for the…

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Student union dares BS Aquino; have the heart to visit Yolanda survivors

“Accountability is next to admission” BS Aquino’s insufficient yet corrupted rehabilitation program in affected areas of typhoon yolanda is nothing but an open secret. President Aquino cannot hide nothing from the Filipino people. He must face the sad reality of his incompetent governance. The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) is one with the Yolanda survivors in calling for BS Aquino to be accountable for over a year of uncertainty, injustice and negligence in Eastern Visayas. NUSP dares Aquino to “have the heart” to visit the Yolanda survivors for him to see straight in the eye of poverty and…

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