“We believe that no real freedom and peace will prosper in the Philippines if our state forces remain to be the number one human rights violator.”
Day: September 21, 2015
BULATLAT SPECIAL REPORT:
As “force multipliers” for the Philippine Army, paramilitary groups were also multipliers of its human rights abuses in the past four decades.
Every night, they would hear the door open. When soldiers hit the door with truncheons, they knew one of them would be taken out.
“The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ only reputation is their propensity to violate human rights and terrorize the Filipino people.”
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Today, September 21, we commemorate the anniversary of the Dictator Marcos’ declaration of martial law and say “Never again!” This constitutes our collective denunciation of the evils spawned by 14 years of the brutally repressive, thieving and lying US-backed Marcos dictatorship. It is also a call to action to…