“Given Remulla’s atrocious track record of shameless apologia for red-tagging, human rights violations, and attacks on press freedom, we express grave concern over his impending appointment as DOJ secretary, especially when his appointment also means that he will get to sit as a member the Anti-Terrorism Council.”
Category: Human Rights
“As a state-run news agency, PNA should observe the ethical standards of journalism, as government resources should be utilized for the public good.”
A Bulacan court has denied over lack of merit the petition of convicted retired general Jovito Palparan to reopen the charges against him for plea bargaining, a court procedure where the accused would plead guilty to a lesser offense.
A human rights group has called on the public to express their rejection of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte as they lead the number of unofficial transmitted votes from yesterday’s elections, saying they represent the “the worst brand of traditional politics and governance.”
As the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) turned down an art exhibit for being too political, the works of progressive artists found a place where it is needed the most – the streets.
It’s been 15 years since Jonas was abducted.
“It is a resounding and indubitable proof that extrajudicial killings had been committed by state security forces, in this instance by members of the military. The government cannot, with any credibility say that there are no extrajudicial killings much less its security forces are not engaging in such atrocious acts and more than that, that it is an orchestrated and premeditated policy and practice.”
The Manila court that reviewed the voluminous records of the multiple murder charges said the evidence presented were “riddled with gaping holes.”
De Guzman was consulting with the community who are complaining of land-grabbing of their ancestral land.
Human rights lawyers said that Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. enjoys special privileges and is being given special treatment while serving his sentence for the crimes of which he has been convicted and being detained to answer for his other crimes.
Isabelo Adviento has advanced the interests of farmers in Cagayan, leading campaigns for increase in farm gate prices of palay and corn, and against high interest rates imposed by loan sharks, among others.