Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Karapatan enraged by weekly killing spree under BS Aquino

    http://www.karapatan.org/Karapatan+enraged+by+weekly+killing+spree+under+BS+Aquino “BS Aquino’s military and police death squads are like wild dogs on a killing spree, slaying one victim a week this 2014. The trend is an alarming signal of the rising suppression of legitimate protests against the Aquino administration’s anti-poor policies, especially in the …

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  • NDFP Consultant Ramon Patriarca released — Karapatan

    Ramon Patriarca, peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), was released from the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center on 4 February 2014 after the Branch 25 of the Regional Trial Court-Danao City dismissed the rebellion charge against him and five other co-accused, …

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  • Oplan Bayanihan II opens 2014 with 3 assassinations, 4 frustrated killings — Karapatan

    http://www.karapatan.org/Oplan+Bayanihan+Phase+2+opens+2014+with+3+EJK+and+4+frustrated+killings “Having admitted the failure of Oplan Bayanihan Phase 1 as early as July 2013, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is trying to offset it by attacking civilians and accusing them as members or sympathizers of the Communist rebels. For January alone, three …

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  • SELDA hits delisting of Martial Law victims by Hawaii court

    SELDA demands inclusion of all 9,539 Hawaii class suit members SELDA (Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto) reiterated its demand to reinstate the 2,013 names of delisted Martial Law victims who should receive reparation in any of the settlement agreements. The 2,013 delisted …

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  • Privatization of orthopedic hospital victimizes basic need for social service

    Lawyers raise constitutional challenge on State responsibility and people’s right to health A group of indigent patients, employees of the orthopedic center, health professionals, concerned citizens and progressive legislators have asked the Supreme Court to halt government plans to cede management and operations of the …

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