Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • BS Aquino government continues to ignore extrajudicial killings — Karapatan

    http://www.karapatan.org/BS+Aquino+govt+continues+to+ignore+extrajudicial+killings%E2%80%94Karapatan Karapatan today called on Department of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to put meaning to the word JUSTICE in her department and prosecute and punish all the perpetrators of human rights violations. “The BS Aquino government continues to turn a blind eye to the …

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  • Human rights abuses in Philippines abetted by US — Karapatan

    http://www.karapatan.org/Human+rights+abuses+in+PH+abetted+by+US Karapatan said the US State Department report on the human rights abuses in the Philippines is “hypocritical”, saying the US is also responsible for the said abuses through military aid, deployment of troops and a counterinsurgency program that is the blueprint of Aquino’s Oplan …

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  • Political persecution of human rights defenders must end

    The Cordillera Human Rights Alliance condemns the continuing political persecution of human rights defenders under Oplan Bayanihan. On 26 February 2014, posters with the heading “Rupa Ken Nagan ti NPA nga Agsusuweldo”  (Faces and Names of the New Peoples Army (NPA) Receiving Salaries) were mounted …

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  • Tumandoks rally for life, oppose Jalaur megadam project

    By John Ian Alenciaga Media Relations Officer, PAMANGGAS ILOILO CITY, PHILIPPINES – Indigenous peoples under TUMANDUK (Indigenous Farmers in Defense of Land and Life) organization held a picket yesterday morning in front of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) office at Barangay (village) Tacas, Jaro, Iloilo …

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  • Ambassador Benavidez is lying, public apology is in order — Migrante Aotearoa

    By Migrante Aotearoa NZ Ambassador Virginia Benavidez is now claiming that she never made anti-union statements during a meeting with the Canterbury Pilipino Assistance Group (CPAG) last weekend. Leaders of the Filipino community group Migrante Aotearoa are calling on the Philippine Embassy to offer public …

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