Amid the tide of unlawful arrests targeting activists and progressive leaders, RA 11332 cannot serve to prohibit our cherished fundamental rights and liberties.
Category: Breaking News
Activist gunned down in Bacolod
She was among the frequently red-tagged activists in Negros island. In 2018, her name and photo appeared in posters in the streets of Negros as one of the alleged ranking officials of the Communist Party of Philippines.
Peace consultant killed in house raid
“Our anger is beyond words. This is a culture of extrajudicial killings with impunity under the Duterte regime. This is a declaratory act that national leaders of legal-democratic movement are now targeted to be killed by the Duterte regime.”
Lumad chieftain, 6 others arrested in Misamis Oriental
Kalumbay described Datu Reynaldo Ayuma as being “consistently at the forefront of the struggle of the Camansi evacuees against development aggression of their ancestral domain.”
Cebu court orders release of 8 activists
NUPL-Cebu said the arrest of the Cebu 8 bolsters the call for the junking of the anti-terror bill.
Cops break into UP Cebu grounds, arrest 7 protesters
Hundreds of students and activists held a protest inside UP-Cebu grounds to call for the junking of Anti-Terror Bill but policemen forcibly entered the campus and arrested seven protesters.
Suspension not enough, scrap mandatory Philhealth for OFWs – group
“OFWs deserve to get steady and efficient relief at this time of crisis. The Duterte regime better stop treating Filipino migrants as milking cows to subsidize big private profit in a country dominated by profit-oriented healthcare facilities.”
QC prosecutor orders 18 youth, relief volunteers freed for lack of evidence
“Instead of fascist attacks, the government should provide medical services and assistance to the people. We are also calling for immediate release of other innocent detainees who only deliver aid to different parts of the country.”
Iloilo 42 released on bail
The Iloilo City Regional Trial Court Branch 35 granted the petition for bail and ordered the release of the 42.
Ex-solon, relief volunteers released on bail
“Our illegal arrest and detention expose the government’s failure in addressing the pandemic, that instead of a medical solution, it is resorting to arrests and imprisonment, which basically defeats the purpose of physical distancing especially if being detained in congested prison cells.” By AARON MACARAEG Bulatlat.com “ MANILA- Relief operation volunteers from Sagip Kanayunan and…
Peasant leader in Butuan arrested on ‘trumped-up charges’
KMP decried the charges as fabricated, adding that Torralba has been a peasant leader since 1985.