Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Church groups denounce military harassment of Pastor Mangao

    By National Council of Churches in the Philippines The National Council of Churches in the Philippines stands in solidarity with the United Church of Christ in the Philippines, in the face of the persecution of its church workers for their courageous defence of the poor …

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  • P466M reward for “communists” a waste of people’s money — Karapatan

    By Karapatan “Local government secretary Mar Roxas should be held accountable for the organized racket of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of National Defense (DND) through the P466million bounty for individuals whom they accuse as communists,” said Karapatan secretary …

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  • Defense department’s budget is “budget to kill” — Karapatan

    By Karapatan Amid the people’s call to abolish the presidential and congressional pork, the Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights (Karapatan) and several people’s organizations today held a picket at the House of Representatives, in time for the hearing of the proposed budget for …

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  • Urgent call for support against threat of demolition

    By Tanggol Karapatan 2 September 2013 is the deadline of the notice of demolition issued by the Department of Public Works and Highways against the remaining 250 families living at the R10 community in Tondo, Manila (near the Philippine Ports Authority). More than 300 families …

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  • Government agents continue harassment against Roy Velez, family

    Tambuli ng Mamamayan Network and Defend Job Philippines condemn continued  harassment against Roy Velez and family Despite the revocation of the warrant of arrest against Roy Velez,  at 8:00 in the morning today, a man who introduced himself as Police Officer Padua from  the Warrant …

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