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SEA indigenous people to media: Give voice to our struggles

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Bangkok, Thailand – Representing almost 50 million people with more than 1,000 groups scattered in 10 member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), indigenous people’s groups challenged media practitioners to be more prudent in reporting issues that affect their identity, culture and rights. In a recent two-day media dialogue here, indigenous people from [...]

Dalawang dinukot na kabataan, tinortyur – Ridon

Kabataan Rep. Terry Ridon PW file photo/Pher Pasion

Sumailalim sa mental at psychological torture ang dalawang kabataang organisador sa isang kampo ng militar bago sila inilitaw sa Cabanatuan City ng mga pulis. Ito ang napag-alaman ni Kabataan Rep. Terry Ridon, matapos makausaup ang dalawang kabataan na sina Gerald Salonga, 24 at Guiller Cadano, 22. Sa bisita ng kabataang kongresista noong Setyembre 28 sa [...]

Ika-58 buwan ng Ampatuan masaker, ginunita ng CEGP

Nagtirik ng kandila ang mga kasapi ng College Editors Guild of the Philippines sa paggunita ng ika-58 buwan ng Ampatuan masaker.Pher Pasion

Nag-alay ng kandila ang mga kasapi ng College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) bilang simbolo ng paghahanap pa rin ng hustisya sa mga naging biktima ng Ampatuan masaker at iba pang alagad ng midya na pinaslang. Itinaon nila ito sa ika-58 buwan ng Ampatuan masaker, na naganap noong Nobyembre 23, 2009 at ikinasawi ng [...]

Rights group: Civilians killed, rebels tortured in Abra military ops

The urn containing Recca Noelle Monte's ashes. Arkibong Bayan

A human rights group called for a total military pull-out in Lacub, Abra to give civilians respite from intensified military operations, alleging that the military used “excessive force” that resulted in the death of two civilians and seven members of the New Peoples Army (NPA), some of whom were tortured. In a statement, the Cordillera [...]

Martial Law activist dies in prison

Barid's photo taken last May 2014. Hustisya

Another political prisoner died inside the National Bilibid Prison due to a lingering ailment. According to the Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda) and Hustisya, Benny Barid, detained at the Maximum Security Compound of the NBP, passed away last September 18. Barid had stayed for three years as a patient at the [...]

Palparan transfer to military camp proves gov’t coddles rights abusers, groups say

Bring back Palparan to a regular jail calls activists as they held a protest in front of Camp Aguinaldo.Contribution

Human rights and progressive groups are up in arms over the Malolos court’s decision to transfer former General Jovito Palparan to the Philippine Army Custodial Center in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. The groups called for the detention of Palparan in Bulacan Provincial Jail. Citing supposed threat to the ex-general’s security, the Regional Trial Court Branch [...]

Military used civilians as shield in Abra encounter, rights group says

Revolutionary groups held   assemblies and marches to celebrate CPP's  45th founding anniversary. (PW file photo)

A human rights group in the Cordillera region denounced the military for allegedly using civilians in a spate of encounters in Abra province against the New People’s Army (NPA). The group, in a statement, said that 24 civilians in Lacub, Abra were coerced and used as human shield by the 41st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army on September 5. [...]

Palparan bantay-sarado ng gobyerno sa pagdinig sa korte

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Sa loob at labas ng korte, bantay sarado si dating Hen. Jovito Palparan ng armadong mga puwersa ng Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, National Bureau of Investigation at  Special Weapons And Tactics habang isinasagawa ang pre-trial hearing sa kaso nito sa Malolos Regional Trial Court (RTC).  Ikinagalit ng mga kaanak ang anila’y labis [...]

Mabilis na paglitis kay Palparan, panawagan ng kaanak ng desaparecidos

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Kasabay ng paggunita sa International Day of the Disappeared, nanawagan ang grupong Desaparecidos para sa mabilis na paglilitis at paghatol kay dating heneral Jovito Palparan. Sa isang pagtitipon sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas kaninang umaga, sinabi ni Lorena Santos, pangkalahatang kalihim ng Desaparecidos, na sapat ang ebidensiya na nagtuturo ky Palparan bilang ‘utak’ sa pagdukot sa [...]

‘Palparan duwag, sinungaling’

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Nagpupuyos sa galit ang mga biktima ni dating heneral Jovito Palparan sa “espesyal na pagtrato umanong tinatamasa nito mula nang mahuli siya noong Miyerkules. Sa kabila ng commitment order ng korte na ilipat siya sa Bulacan Provincial Jail, nanatili pa rin ang tinaguriang “berdugo” sa kustodiya ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). Naghain si Palparan [...]

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