By RATZIEL SAN JUAN Altermidya MANILA — The Philippine UPR Watch, a delegation of human rights defenders and advocates participating in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, frowned upon the Philippine government’s response to the UPR recommendations. The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has adopted the UPR outcome of the Philippines. Out of 289…
Pagtatanggol sa katotohanan
Higit sa lahat, ang koleksyon ay pagkilala rin sa mulat na masang anakpawis, silang kadalasa’y mga walang mukha at mga pangalan sa mga diyaryo.
Why are the powers that be so afraid of our truth-telling?
This is prior restraint against protected speech. It is downright unacceptable as it is based on Esperon’s mere hearsay.
Timeline: Search for Justice for Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño
From #BulatlatArchives, know what happened since the abduction of UP students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño until the trial of retired Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr.
Popular Bookstore unfazed but vigilant after red-tagging graffiti
“Why target the bookstores? Why do this in the city? Is this part of a destabilization plot to stall elections? Is this just a beginning of something bigger?”
Mon Ramirez (1944-2021), the geek who dedicated his life in the service of the Filipino people
As topnotcher of the 1967 board exams for electric engineering, MonRam could have enriched himself by making a career in the corporate world. He chose a life serving the poor instead.
Duterte’s predatory cyberwar against press freedom
These attacks underscore once again how far the Duterte administration can go in silencing the press. The recent cyberattacks are not isolated from other forms of assault on the Philippine media. These are part of Duterte’s arsenal of weapons as a “predator of press freedom,” an apt description from the Reporters Without Borders.
State forces apparently behind the cyber-attacks against PH alternative media
We are not surprised by the results of the recent digital forensic. State agents and the National Task Force to End the Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) have consistently labeled us as communist fronts for pursuing journalism for the people. Still, we are angered that taxpayers’ money is being spent to bring down our website, and to deny our readers access to our reportage.
Kin of Joseph Canlas file raps vs police, jail authorities for ‘criminal negligence’
In their 26-page complaint, Canlas’s children Jennelle and Joseph narrated how their father was denied immediate access to emergency medical care despite their repeated pleas.
Kin fear for safety of peace consultants in Anti-Terror Council’s list
“There is nothing most fearful, most oppressive and most unjust than the way political prisoners are being treated under this regime.”
LIST: Gross human rights violations under Debold Sinas
Gen. Debold Sinas’s term was characterized by raids using what human rights groups labeled as “defective, copy-paste warrants.” These operations resulted in killings and arrests of farmers, indigenous peoples, and human rights defenders.