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Rights groups slam trumped-up charges vs activists, peace consultants

Macky Macaspac

Human rights groups picketed the Manila Regional Trial Court to call for the junking of murder charges against former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo and some peace consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), including Randall Echanis, Rafael Baylosis, Vicente Ladlad, and the recently arrested Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria. The clarificatory [...]

‘Gang of Five’ ng gobyernong Aquino, pinapapanagot sa mga biktima ng Yolanda

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“Salamat sa administrasyong Aquino sa pagtugon sa pangangailangan ng mga nasalanta ng bagyong Yolanda.” Ito ang pakutyang #AprilFools Day na mensahe ng mga biktima ng Yolanda sa ilalim ng People Surge. Kasabay nito, anunsiyo ng grupo ang buong-linggong protesta para panagutin ang administrasyon sa “kriminal na kapabayaan” umano nito sa kanilang mga biktima, maglilimang buwan [...]

Pulong para sa pagsasapribado ng Orthopedic Center, ipinrotesta

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Sinalubong ng protesta ang pulong ng pamunuan ng Philippine Orthopedic Center (POC) at Megawide World Citi Consortium para umano pag-usapan ang nakaambang pagsasapribado nito. Pinangunahan ng National Orthopedic Hospital Workers’ Union-Alliance of Health Workers (NOHWU-AHW) ang nasabing pagkilos sa loob ng bakuran ng POC kasama ang mga pasyente at mga mamamayan na sumusuporta laban sa [...]

Arrests, extra-judicial killing of activists intensify

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Human rights group Karapatan condemned the recent arrest of a pregnant daughter of the late Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) spokesman Gregorio “Ka Roger” Rosal–the latest in a series of arrests and killings of supposed revolutionary leaders and sympathizers across the country. Andrea Rosal, nine months pregnant, was arrested by elements of the National [...]

Miyembro ng NDF, sumugod sa Camp Crame para sa pagpapalaya ng mga Tiamzon

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Nagsagawa ng lightning rally ang mga miyembro ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)- Cavite sa harap mismo ng himpilan ng Philippine National Police sa Camp Crame, Quezon City kaninang umaga. Nanawagan ang mga miyembro ng NDFP na palayain sina Benito Tiamzon at Wilma Austria, mga lider-rebolusyonaryo na umano’y ilegal na inaresto noong Marso [...]

Revolutionary groups press for Tiamzons’ release, refute gov’t claims

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Members of a revolutionary women’s group marched in downtown Manila to press for the release of Wilma Austria-Tiamzon and Benito Tiamzon, alleged leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and peace consultants for the underground umbrella group National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). Their faces covered in masks, members of Makabayang Kilusan [...]

Larawan | Kasunduan para sa pagbase ng militar ng US sa PH, ipinrotesta ng progresibong mga grupo

Photo by Macky Macaspac

Sinugod ng progresibong mga grupo sa ilalim ng Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) ang himpilan ng Department of National Defense sa Kampo Aguinaldo, Quezon City para iprotesta ang ika-pitong round ng mga negosasyon para sa “Enhanced Defense Cooperation” sa pagitan ng gobyerno ng Pilipinas at US. Para sa Bayan, lantarang paglabag sa soberanya ng Pilipinas ang naturang kasunduan

Arrest of Benito Tiamzon, Wilma Austria, violates immunity pact, says NDFP

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The chief peace negotiator of the revolutionary umbrella group National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) decried the arrest of alleged Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chair Benito Tiamzon, his wife and alleged CPP Secretary-General Wilma Austria, and five others in Brgy. Zaragosa, Aluginsan, Cebu as a violation of the Joint Agreement on Safety and [...]

Rising number of extra-judicial killings in 2014 alarms rights group

Macky Macaspac

Eleven cases of extra-judicial killings in 10 weeks. Human rights advocates, in a picket-protest in front of the Department of Justice (DOJ), called attention to this fact and urged the  Aquino government to find and punish the perpetrators of these killings and other human rights violations. “If the Aquino government cannot control and stop its [...]

Luisita farmers urge DOJ to act on complaints

Still searching for justice. Farm workers from Hacienda Luisita  hold banners of farmers who were killed in the struggle for land reform in the sugar state.  Tensions grips anew in the area after companies owned by Coquangco-Aquino families started bulldozing farmlands since the last quarter of 2014. (Macky Macaspac)

Hacienda Luisita farmers led by the Alyansa ng mga Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (Ambala) trooped to the Department of Justice (DOJ) urging Sec. Leila de Lima to act on their complaints of harassment by security forces of Tarlac Development Corporation (Tadeco) who were fencing and bulldozing their crops and farmlands. The group also filed [...]

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