Gloria Almonte, wife of a political prisoner, and the other families of political prisoners and human rights advocates will launch a hunger strike starting tomorrow until Dec. 10 to demand the release of all political prisoners.
Day: December 2, 2016
Political prisoner dies after 9 years in jail for trumped-up charges
“He was really hoping he would be released. His dream came true indeed. His handcuffs had been removed only that he’s inside a coffin now.” — Choan, daughter of Bernabe Ocasla
Mr. President, you could not totally disregard human rights
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective As December 10 International Human Rights day draws near, let us remind the Duterte administration that human rights is not something which could be upheld or disregarded at the whims or caprices of the government, the war no drugs notwithstanding. There are fundamental rights that could not be totally disregarded…
‘Grim Christmas’ | Public school teachers demand release of bonus
Teachers protest the delay in the release of their performance-based bonuses.