Day: July 5, 2013
Repatriate undocumented migrant workers from Saudi Arabia now – Gabriela
“..the Aquino administration obviously rewards, instead of punishes, human rights violators such as Gen. [Aurelio] Baladad.” – Justice for the Morong 43 alliance
Connie Ledesma of the NDFP urged the UN SRCAC to advice its Philippine Country Task Force for Monitoring and Reporting (CTFMR) “to be more discerning and circumspect in the performance of its functions by exercising basic due diligence and not relying solely on reports by agencies of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) such as the AFP, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Commission on Human Rights (CHR).”
Bishop Modesto Villasanta, spokesperson for the Sowing the Seeds of Peace, said they are always ready to facilitate such request. His group already facilitated a number of releases of NPA captives in the different far-flung areas in the region. They acted upon the request of the families, local government units and church denominations, among others.
“True friends do not take advantage of your weakness, violate your laws, dump toxic wastes on your territory and meddle in your internal affairs.” – Renato Reyes, Bayan
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis I cringe whenever I hear the Aquino administration justifying its declaration that it would seek expanded access of foreign military troops, specifically that of the US and Japan, to the country’s military bases, ports, and other facilities. “At this point, we cannot stand alone. We need to form alliances. If we…
“We will be filing the appropriate charges against the perpetrators, as well as top officials for their complicity and tolerance of these abuses. Labor Sec. Rosalinda Baldoz has a lot of explaining to do.”