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  • Worse than Martial Law

    'Worse than Martial Law' SALIGAN’s Marlon Manuel slams the Human Security Act with 17 other ALG member-organizations On August 11, 2007, Jaime “Jimmy” Rosios did not come home to his family. Armed men abducted the Yellow Bus Lines Employees’ Uni...
  • UNVEILING THE LAW

    UNVEILING THE LAW By Loren Hallilah I. Lao Philippine Daily Inquirer Posted date: January 18, 2009         MARAWI CITY, Philippines—Without a tirung (head scarf) and in T-shirt, jea...
  • THE GREEN REVOLUTION

    THE GREEN REVOLUTION: Special Economic Zones in inappropriate places Manila Times Sunday, March 15, 2009 THE GREEN REVOLUTION: Special Economic Zones in inappropriate places Aison Garcia, Sentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panligal (SALIGAN) I never thou...
  • Sumilao farmers march on

    Sumilao farmers march on Lawyers file motion for reconsideration in Malacañang On Day 5 of the Sumilao farmers’ ‘March for Land’ through the municipalities of Kinoguitan, Balingwan, Talisayan, and Medina in Misamis Oriental, one of them, known as...
  • SALIGAN supports the farmers of Calatagan

    SALIGAN supports the farmers of Calatagan, Batangas! Just like in the recent case of the Sumilao farmers, the case of the Calatagan farmers involves a situation where farmers whose right over land awarded to them under the government’s Agrarian Reform ...
  • SALIGAN seeks the passage of Women Laws

    SALIGAN seeks the passage of Women Laws   SALIGAN, in its mission towards the empowerment of women throughout the country, joins various women’s groups in their clamor for national legislations that will fully recognize women’s rights and gender eq...
  • SALIGAN denounces House Bills 1696 and 1087

    SALIGAN denounces House Bills 1696 & 1087 There is no doubt that traditional property laws give landowners the right to protect and preserve their property. This right given to them however is not absolute. Like all rights and privileges, it too has ...
  • Run 4 Ur Life

    Run 4 Ur Life: A Runaway Success! The campaign for a picture based health warning in tobacco products through the fun run last August 17, 2008 at the UP Diliman Campus was one big step in advancing the cause. With more than 500 participants, the Run 4 ...
  • QC Passes Landmark Ordinance

    QC Passes Landmark Ordinance on Reproductive Health and Population Management   Quezon City Passes Landmark Ordinance on Reproductive Health and Population Management In time for the women’s month of March, the “Quezon City Population and Reproduc...
  • POSITION PAPER ON THE ANTI-DISCRIMINATION BILLS

    POSITION PAPER ON THE ANTI-DISCRIMINATION BILLS On Senate Bills 2001 and 2888: An Act Prohibiting Discrimination Against Persons on Account of Ethnic Origin and/or Religious Belief Sentro ng Altenatibong Lingap Panligal (SALIGAN) POSITION PAPER On Senate...
  • Message from the Executive Director

    Message from the Executive Director Atty. Arnold F. De Vera SALIGAN’s first 20 years, which we celebrate today, is a tapestry continuously woven from diverse narratives. It is at once a story of triumphs and challenges, beginning in 1986, when a group ...
  • JUSTICE FOR KA RENE

    JUSTICE FOR KA RENE Kay Ka Rene SALIGAN condemns the murder of Ka Rene Peñas, father, farmer and champion of agrarian reform. In life, we joined his work of empowerment and peace and his unceasing fight for justice.  Now, we continue to be inspired b...
  • Farmers to march for land

    Farmers to 'march for land' Party-list solons, NGO leaders show support ‘Land for the Sumilao farmers.’ Ten years ago in October, Linda (in photo) held up this sign with her four children on the steps of the Supreme Court building. She and 14 other ...
  • Church stands by the Sumilao farmers

    Church stands by the Sumilao farmers Archbishop Rosales to say mass for 55 ‘marchers’ Hundreds gathered for the Sumilao farmers’ arrival in Manila since December 3, including Catholic church officials and representatives. In a statement by the Sim...
  • CEDAW and Lived Realities of Moro Women

    CEDAW and Lived Realities of Moro Women (Feature Story of CEDAW-Southeast Asia) An empowered woman, a Muslim, a lawyer best describe Raissa Jajurie, the Coordinator of the Mindanao branch of theSentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panligal (SALIGAN) or Center...
  • CARP Extension with Reforms Gaining Ground

    CARP Extension with Reforms Gaining Ground On February 13, 2008, more than 200 people gathered at the Philippine Senate  to show their support of the bills extending and reforming the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARPER – CARP with Extensio...
  • Camarines farmers march to Malacanang

    Camarines farmers march to Malacañang By Juan Escandor Jr. Philippine Daily Inquirer Southern Luzon Bureau First Posted 03:48:00 11/20/2008 MANILA, Philippines – At 4 a.m. Tuesday, the second day of their 21-day or 444-kilometer walk to Malacañang ...
  • BAN AERIAL SPRAYING OF PESTICIDES

    BAN AERIAL SPRAYING OF PESTICIDES OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO: We unite with the rural poor communities in Mindanao and the Mamamayan Ayaw sa Aerial Spraying (MAAS) from Davao City, Davao del Sur, Davao del Norte, and Compostela ...
  • Alternative Law Rocks

    Alternative Law Rocks Members of SALIGAN (Sentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panligal) are not your standard-issue lawyers. Doing developmental legal work for women, workers, farmers and fishers, and the urban poor, each one is an ‘atypical attorney’—a...
  • ALG 20-20 Moving On With A Clear Vision

    ALG 20/20: Moving On With A Clear Vision (Keynote Speech of Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Leila de Lima) COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS On the Occasion of the Alternative Law Groups’ 20th Anniversary Forum   Plaza Ibarra, Quezon City 10 Dec...