OPPOSITION leaders in the Senate voiced fears that Malacañang imposed martial law in Maguindanao partly to conceal proof of massive electoral fraud in the province where President Arroyo and her administration bets won big in the 2004 and 2007 elections with the help of members of the beleaguered Ampatuan clan.
BAGUIO CITY — The Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan (MAKABAYAN) held its first assembly in the city attended by about 300 members of different progressive partylists together with some local politicians on November 30. read more »
Saying that the vulnerability of women to rape and other forms of violence should be investigated and properly acted upon, Rep. Liza Maza of Gabriela Women’s Party today hit the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Arroyo administration for dawdling in resolving the Maguindanao killings. read more »
It is important not to compromise their principles, the two “senatoriables” from the progressie sector said. Since one of their platforms is good governance, part of it is holding public officials — either past or present — accountable. This includes achieving justice for the victims of human-rights violations under the Marcos dictatorship. read more »
Bayan Muna (People First) party-list Rep. Saturnino "Satur" C. Ocampo yesterday said he and Gabriela Women's party-list Rep. Liza L. Maza were still considering the offer of Senator Manuel B. Villar, Jr.’s NP to be included in the party’s senatorial ticket. read more »
TWO LEFT-WING party-list congressmen who are running for senator are still open to linking with the Nacionalista Party (NP) despite its alliance with the Marcos-led Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL). read more »
MANILA, Philippines – Nacionalista Party spokesman and senatorial bet Adel Tamano reiterated that they are still reserving two slots for Reps. Liza Maza of Gabriela and Satur Ocampo of Bayan Muna in the party's senatorial ticket for the May 2010 polls. read more »