June 23, 2017

Rise for Education General Assembly

Rise for Education will have a Press Conference (10 AM) and General Assembly (1 PM) on April 29, 2017 (Saturday) at the University of the Philippines Diliman.

NUSP Blasts Imminent Disqualification of Youth Party-list; A Desperate Move to Silence Progressive Partylists

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) today joins youth formations and organizations across the country in condemning the impending disqualification of the sole youth party-list in Philippine Congress from the 2013 elections. COMELEC sources reveal that the Commission is about to release this week its decision to disqualify Kabataan Party-List on the basis of alleged technical violations of campaign rules. Victor Villanueva, National President of the NUSP, asserts that “this is nothing but blatant political harassment that is meant to eliminate groups that have strongly opposed anti-youth policies of the Aquino administration on the pretense of technicalities.”…