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Advocacy campaign features local artists, products

A spoken word poetry event for singles on Valentine’s Day was organized by Third Year Mass Communication students at Beer Garden ni Allen, Bonifacio Street, Davao City. The event was named Panaghoy sa Bugnaw’ng Kagabhi-on and is part of an advocacy campaign called PUKAW: Awakening out local scene. It featured …

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Journalists decry attacks on press freedom during media forum

In light to the recent revocation of Rappler’s business license, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) organized a roundtable discussion with Davao media last January 27 at the CAP auditorium to talk about the government’s recent ‘attacks’ on press freedom. “Duterte can wash his hands in Rappler’s …

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UP students call for Duterte’s impeachment

Displaying disapproval for the imperialistic reign in the country, students from different campuses of University of the Philippines (UP) rallied along Roxas avenue last Saturday, January 7 in protest of the US-Duterte regime. . Among the rallyists clamoring for the president’s impeachment was KASAMA sa UP National Chairperson Romen Wabina. …

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MFF 2017 screens film on Lumad injustices

The 15th Mindanao Film Festival screened the multi-awarded film Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill) directed by Arbi Barbarona. It shows the suffering of the Lumads as they are caught in war between the military and rebels. After the screening, film director Arbi Barbarona explained why he chose to …

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Women groups hold program against violence and abuse

Hundreds of women gathered in Rizal Park last November 27, 2018 to participate in the launching  of ‘One Billion Rising Revolution 2018’, a movement that aims to end violence and discrimination of women nationwide. Some of the women’s husbands and children were present during the event to show their support …

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