Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Luisita farmers decry land reform disqualification

    No land, no justice. Farmers suffer more violence, deception and land grabbing under the Aquino administration’s bogus land reform in Hacienda Luisita. Atty. Jobert Pahilga of the Sentro para sa Tunay na Repormang Agraryo (SENTRA), counsel of Hacienda Luisita farmers under the alliance AMBALA, recently …

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  • National Solidarity Mission to investigate rights abuses in Abra

    http://www.karapatan.org/Nat%E2%80%99l+Solidarity+Mission+to+investigate+rights+abuses+in+Abra A National Solidarity Mission (NSM) to Lacub, Abra commenced yesterday, as representatives of various people’s organizations, human rights groups and progressive partylist organizations joined human rights workers and peace advocates in Northern Luzon. The mission is set to investigate human rights abuses and violations …

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  • National Solidarity Mission begins in Lacub, Abra

    LACUB, Abra — More than a hundred delegates from Church, human rights, lawyers groups and people’s organizations from Metro Manila, Baguio City, and Ilocos, Cagayan Valley joined the families of the victims of human rights violations in going back to the communities in Lacub, Abra …

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  • BS Aquino, AFP treating Palparan and Purisima like sacred cows – Karapatan

    http://www.karapatan.org/BS+Aquino%2C+AFP+treating+Palparan+and+Purisima+like+sacred+cows “Human rights violators and plunderers in the military and police are being treated like sacred cows by the Aquino administration,” Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan said as their group supports the motion filed by private prosecutors on the criminal charges against retired M/Gen. …

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  • International organizations score Philippines rights situation

    http://www.karapatan.org/International+organizations+score+PH+rights+situation “The things that BS Aquino failed to mention about the Philippines to European Union heads of states are those which need much attention, like the human rights situation in the country,” Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan said on the eve of BS Aquino’s …

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