Exactly a month after her husband was abducted, Johanna Abua asked the Court of Appeals to demand army officials to produce the body of Steve Abua who went missing on November 6, 2021. He was last seen in the village of Sta. Cruz which is part of the central business district of the municipality of Lubao in the province of Pampanga, some 90 kilometers from Manila.
Category: Human Rights
Today, there have been reports that the Supreme Court ruled on the Constitutionality of the terror law. As the country awaits the decision, Bulatlat compiled its previous reports on the controversial law.
“I wish the vice president would find time to sit with me and discuss what happened to my husband. As a woman like me, I believe she would understand my plight.”
“This is a very welcome news as we gear for the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) — which is historically rooted in anti-dictatorship struggle of women activists.”
“The court’s decision is an affirmation that the allegations made against our organization were based on unfounded testimonies.”
“Nothing could be further from the truth than claiming that domestic institutions and mechanisms of accountability in the country are ‘fully functional.’”
Human rights group Karapatan said Molina is the 11th political detainee to die under the Rodrigo Duterte administration.
The two coconut farmers were killed while on their way home to Taquico village in Sampaloc, Quezon
From 1992 to 2002, the Marcos family was acquitted of seven separate counts of graft charges. In the past five years, however, five graft cases against the Marcoses were dismissed.
“A dictator who plunged the nation into debt, human rights violations, and dictatorship will never be a hero — and with this diabolical tandem Marcos-Duterte tandem in the 2022 elections, we can only expect more of their lies glorifying the atrocious regimes of their fathers and continue their legacies of tyranny and undemocratic rule.”
“Allowing Marcos Jr. to run might lead to a white-washing and further proliferation of historical revisionism of the gravely inhumane abuses and extremely grand corruption committed by his father’s dictatorship.”