Sa halip na kalayaan, itinali ng mga kasunduan ang Pilipinas sa kalagayan ng pagiging palaasa at laging nakasandig sa Amerika. Sa larangan ng kabuhayan, sa kamay pa rin ng mga Amerikano ang kontrol sa kabuhayan at ekonomiya. Sa usapin naman ng depensa at militar, itinatayang nabansot ang kakanyahan ng kapuluang magpaunlad ng sariling kakanyahang pangdepensa dahil sa pagpapatuloy ng pagkakataling pangseguridad ng Pilipinas sa Amerika.
Month: July 2020
Rizal residents confront, ‘arrest’ military intelligence agent
The local organization was able to confirm that a certain Harold Diaz had links to NTF-ELCAC when another suspected agent of the task-force went to the SIKKAD K3 office to invite him to the Barangay San Jose Annex building. A few minutes later, no less than 20 soldiers from the Army’s 2nd Infrantry Division in full battle gear and armed with rifles arrived at the office, forcibly made their way towards Diaz and whisked him away.
#DuterteLegacy | 4 years of gross human rights violations, impunity
“It is not enough to argue that the Government’s heavy-handed policies remain popular in the country. Because victims tend to be from lower socio-economic classes and relatively disempowered communities, there is an even stronger imperative to ensure their protection. We must not let them down. Political leadership is about respecting, promoting and protecting the rights of everyone in society, in particular the most vulnerable, so as to leave no one behind.” — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet
Bayan Muna seeks dismissal of red-tagging general
Bayan Muna Carlos Zarate said the respondent Maj. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. violated the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and the Administrative Code of 1987.
Tale of the cardboard
By DEE AYROSO
Groups demand release of political prisoner who gave birth
Nasino is among the petitioners in an urgent plea filed before the Supreme Court, calling for release of vulnerable prisoners in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The high court has yet to resolve the said petition.
Advocates debunk PH government’s claim of ‘respecting human rights’
“The Philippine government cannot just simply throw all consistent and persistent accounts of violations and frustrations with domestic remedies through the token of another washing machine to discombobulate the mind and deodorize the foul stink.”