Flickering candles of hope

Dusk signals the beginning of darkness in the evening. An opportune time to gather in the spirit of shared identity in the struggle against nukes. In the dusk we congregated to pray and light candles for those who’ve been struck by the tragic events in Japan. The flickering candles that illuminate the night sky in … Continue reading

Remembering ’85 Welgang Bayan vs. BNPP Draw Thousands to Bataan

“Ayaw namin ng Nukleyar” this was the sentiment running through the hundreds of green-clad anti-BNPP gathered to commemorate the historic Welgang Bayan Laban sa Plantang Nukleyar of 1985. According to Nuclear Free Bataan Movement Chairperson Monsignor Tony Dumaual, the 1985 Welgang Bayan (WB) represents the vigor with which Filipinos fought against the commissioning of the … Continue reading

Join Us in Commemorating June 20 Welgang Bayan

On June 20, 1985, the province of Bataan was witness to the biggest protest-action directed against the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), also known as the infamous “Monster of Morong”. That day was the tail-end of a three-day protest dubbed Welgang Bayan Laban sa Plantang Nukleyar that drew an estimated 33,000 concerned Filipinos from all … Continue reading

‘BNPP bill, sponsorship speech poorly thought out, conceived’

Transformation from a free two-year study into a P100-million ten-month study highly suspicious As Pangasinan Rep. Mark Cojuangco successfully brought his pet bill calling for the “immediate rehabilitation and commissioning” of the controversial Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) at the House plenary Wednesday night, the Freedom from Debt Coalition said the sponsorship speech was as … Continue reading

“Energy Revolution” Bike Ride gathers thousands of signatures for petition against nuclear power

PHILIPPINES — Hundreds of cyclists from Manila and Central Luzon have set off today on a historic tour from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to the House of Representatives in a bid to gather and deliver a petition opposing nuclear power signed by thousands of concerned Filipino citizens. Dubbed the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride,” the … Continue reading

Say no to nukes now!

Youths rally against BNPP

In celebration of Earth Day today, members of APL-Youth around the country will reaffirm their commitment to protect and to nurture the deteriorating environment by staging a protest actions against a proposed law in Congress that seeks to revive the country’s mothballed nuclear plant. Click here to read more

Remember Chernobyl

You’re cordially invited to the commemorative activity for the victims and survivors of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. It will be held on Saturday, 25 April, 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Batayog ng mga Bayani Memorial Center, Quezon Avenue near EDSA.

People of Faith & Goodwill to Solons: Ascend from Evil, Drop the BNPP Bill!

Broad faith-based groups, social movements and communities flew 100 kites against BNPP and immoral debts. As the 14th Congress resumes its session today, oppositors of the planned opening of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) also resume their campaign by simultaneously flying 100 kites to symbolize their resistance against the proposed use of the BNPP  … Continue reading

Fly a kite against the BNPP!

Warm greetings in Peace from the Faith-based Congress Against Immoral Debts (FCAID)! The FCAID envisions a strong, united and consistent “inter” faith-based sector that gives a value-added contribution to the overall debt discourse and works toward tangible policy reforms on the debt issue.