“Even if you pass 10 more anti-terror laws, nothing will happen [without good policing and intelligence work].”
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The Center for Women’s Resources highlighted that economically-insecure Filipino women have increased from 16 million in 2019 to an estimated number of 19.54 million in 2020.
PCol. Robert Limbawan said volunteer teacher Roshelle Porcadilla has been brought to the Police Regional Office-7 under the orders of Philippine National Police chief Debold Sinas.
“Conventional wisdom and education taught us about “balance” and “objectivity” and even “neutrality”. These do not always translate to fairness and sometimes can mask the context and nuances of events amid deadlines.”
How a women’s party has found its voice, pursued the rights and welfare of women in male-dominated Congress
“So while we are debunking red-tagging and all the baseless allegations being hurled against progressive lawmakers, we were able to come up with a pandemic response bill, the pandemic paid leave bill, and even the law on solo parents was signed.” — Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Arlene Brosas
“The recklessness in making such inaccurate and inconsistent public pronouncements causes not only damage to the reputation of those identified, but also weakens the credibility of the government in safeguarding the security of the State. To earn the trust and confidence of the people, they must prove the legitimacy of their means used in gathering information and the credibility of their evidence.”
Rise Up for Life and for Rights said that the initial findings of the inter-agency panel tasked to review the drug-related killings in the country only “proved the point in the cases of families whose loved ones have been killed – that they were killed in cold blood and that there was cover-up by the police and authorities, while the President cheered them on.”
The recent attacks on Lumad bakwit school prompted the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) to call for support for the Philippine Human Rights Act (PHRA), a proposed measure to stop military aid to the Philippines.
“Civilians must be treated humanely in all circumstances. They must be protected against all forms of violence and degrading treatment including murder and torture.”
Born last January with several health complications and a cleft-palate, Carlen was immediately separated from her mother after delivery through a caesarean section. Espinosa was taken back to jail in Guihulngan City three days after giving birth in a local hospital and was denied the chance to take care of her baby.
Hundreds of families have been forced to evacuate since the imposed lockdown due to continuous military operations allegedly against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). But the aerial bombings and mortar shelling victimized civilians; the latest casualties include two children and a pregnant woman.