Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Rights lawyers slam DOJ for absolving military and police officials in torture, illegal detention case

    Lawyers from the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) filed a Petition for Partial Review yesterday seeking a partial review and reversal of a DOJ Resolution absolving Major Generals Alan Luga and Eduardo Del Rosario, Police Chief Superintendent James Andres Melad, Senior Superintendent Manuel Abu …

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  • BS Aquino ignores concerns of international community on impunity in the Philippines

    Army official implicated in Maguindanao massacre promoted to star-rank “As military generals, those who murder and torture, get promoted and plunderers of the nation’s coffers receive special treatment in jail, the Aquino government is on full blast promoting impunity. Impunity is fostered by counterinsurgency program …

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  • Foreign monopoly corporations responsible for expensive medicines — Consumers group

    By Consumers’ Action for Empowerment “Transnational corporations (TNCs) are responsible for making us a country of expensive medicines. In fact, given the high poverty incidence, the Philippines rank among the top countries in Asia where medicines are most expensive. The country having no own drug …

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  • IADL hits harassment, persecution of Philippines rights lawyers

    http://www.karapatan.org/International+lawyers+hit+harassment+%2526+persecution+of+Ph+rights+lawyers Geneva, Switzerland – Italian human rights lawyer Micol Savia, Permanent UN Representative of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) to the United Nations in Geneva, decried the continuing intimidation and harassment of human rights lawyers in the Philippines, particularly those working on politically sensitive …

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  • Lingkod Katribu slams relief center raid

    Lingkod Katribu condemned the raid done of a relief center in Iloilo. “This attack is an outrage, an affront to donors here and abroad who had contributed to provide relief to the people devastated by super typhoon Yolanda,” Kakay Tolentino, Lingkod Katribu program head said. …

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International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines. The ICHRP is a global network of organizations based outside of the Philippines, committed to campaigning for human rights and Filipino people's rights.