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KASAMA September 1996
Volume 10 Number 3

September 1996
Volume 10 Number 3

A Very Sad Homecoming

WHILE politicians and their kin were struggling to have their photos taken with Sarah Balabagan, the body of another ill-fated overseas contract worker was being collected by her relatives at the airport.

This industry sells women, abducts women, kills women.

The following excerpts are transcribed from a tape of the Asia Focus program on the Philippines sex trade, an ABC Radio Australia International Service broadcast on December 20, 1995. The host, LARRY MARSHALL, talked with KATHLEEN MALTZAHN a Uniting Church worker who had been working for three years with prostituted women in Manila.

Democracy: the only way to sustainable development.

This essay is reprinted from Pay Now, Not Later: Essays on Environment and Development by Isagani R. Serrano, published by the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement, Quezon City, Philippines, 1994.

Oozing & Dripping

by Lamberto J. Apostol.

Filipinos Also Wore Long Hair

By Frank Cimatu of Northern Dispatch.

Tagbanuas Assert Land Rights

Palawan's Tagbanuas Assert Land and Forest Rights.

Mangyans Say Our Rights First

Animals are better off, there are laws for them. We, Mangyans, are ignored.

Of Recycling and Corruption

RHODERICK SAMONTE, a Filipino teacher from the Global Youth Visions Project in Bacolod City, Negros talks to EMERE DISTOR.

Filipino Patriot and Hero

Colonel Quintin Salas.

Towards a Peaceful Mindanao (Part 1)

This is a modified version of a paper delivered at the Seminar-Workshop for Journalists, the Military, NGOs and Rebel groups on the theme 'Media Reportage on the Peace Process' held at the New Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City, Philippines, January 26-27, 1996.