Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • DAR involved in recent harassments, illegal arrests against Luisita farmers

    For the nth time, the Alyansa ng mga Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (AMBALA) has condemned the unabated serial assault of the Cojuangco-Aquinos against Hacienda Luisita farmers, the recent incident of which took place yesterday afternoon in Barangay (village) Mapalacsiao involving the arbitrary arrest by …

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  • Statements of political detainees Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria

    Statement regarding the visit of the Commission on Human Rights First released on 25 March 2014 We thank Chairperson Etta Rosales and two other Commissioners of the CHR (Commission on Human Rights) for the visit on 25 March to find out if our human rights …

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  • Hacienda Luisita farmers injured, nabbed, terrorized by state forces in latest Aquino-Cojuangco rampage

    FACT SHEET: Incidents in Barangay Cutcut, Hacienda Luisita I. Assault, Physical Injuries March 24, 2014 1. Victim:  RUDY CORPUZ, 59, AMBALA leader Alleged perpetrator: FAUSTINO CORPUZ (not related), TADECO hired personnel March 28, 2014 2. Victim(s): JERRY MESA, 45, and other farmers / members of …

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  • Killings, illegal arrests and detentions: BS Aquino’s kind of peace

    http://www.karapatan.org/Killings%2C+illegal+arrest+and+detention%3A+BS+Aquino%E2%80%99s+kind+of+peace January 03, 2014—MONTERONA, Marcelo, 41, Farmer, Indug Kautawan, Maco, Compostela Valley January 12, 2014—TOLENTINO, Antonio, 62, Farmer, Aniban, Hacienda Dolores, Porac, Pampanga January 30, 2014—ORBINA, Henry, Worker, Cabadian, Sorsogon January 31, 2014—AMBONGAN, Datu Rolando, 39, Higaonon tribe, Katribu Partylist member, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte February …

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  • Army accused of seizing boy, tagging him a rebel

    Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/589691/army-accused-of-seizing-boy-tagging-him-a-rebel#ixzz2xX3pQKQY DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A nongovernment organization has accused the military of abducting a 14-year old boy in Magpet, North Cotabato, and later presenting him as a child combatant of the New People’s Army (NPA). The Davao City-based Children’s Rehabilitation Center (CRC) Southern …

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