Cristina Palabay, secretary general of human rights alliance Karapatan, said that the ATA, if upheld, would only legalize the human rights violations perpetrated by state security forces.
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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.
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.
“Their efforts are not enough. What is happening now is exactly the opposite. The burden to ensure the workplace is safe is mainly on the employees. If they want to protect the workers, they should shoulder the RT-PCR expenses.”
“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.”
Under this law, local fishermen need to register themselves, along with their boats every year. This, Pamalakaya said, is very arbitrary and costly since it requires lots of papers, identification cards, certificates, and serial numbers.
Ang napapanahong kabuluhan ni Crisanto Evangelista ay hindi nagmumula sa kanyang pansariling talambuhay, bagkus ito ay nagmumula sa kanyang panlipunan at pampulitikang kasaysayan.
Among the demands that Kontra Daya urged to the COMELEC is to revoke the contract of F2 Logistics Philippines to avoid any conflict of interest in the delivery, warehousing, and storage of election paraphernalia.
“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.”
Journalists and families and supporters of the victims of the Ampatuan massacre commemorated the 12th year since the single deadliest attack on the media, saying that they remain vigilant as they continue to seek justice.
“We condemn these attacks against alternative and independent media groups like Pinoy Weekly of Pinoy Media Center. We call on the public to join us in resisting attempts to muzzle our voices online, and make these attacks accountable to law and the people.”