“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…
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Ex-Anakpawis solon, 6 aid volunteers remain in jail
“The more than 30-days lockdown has demonstrated just how bound and determined this administration, not in ‘flattening the curve’ of COVID-19 cases, but at committing human rights violations with impunity along the way.”
Martial law-like lockdown does not combat COVID-19
The Duterte administration should focus its energy on containing the virus instead of containing the growing discontent.
Former lawmaker among arrested in Bulacan en route to distribute aid
Casilao and two others were part of a quick reaction team who responded to the six volunteers of Sagip Kanayunan and Tulong Anakpawis relief operations who were earlier arrested that day.
Death of 56-year old fisherman sparks more outrage against VFA, Balikatan
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
As long as the US military is treated ‘above the law’ by the government, their victims among the civilian populace will not be given justice.” – Bayan Muna-Southern Mindanao
A Cry for Justice
The family of Sofronio “Tatay Poloy” Enoc, the peasant leader who was killed among five others in a massacre on April 15, 2002, in Pangyan, Marilog District, is still hopeful that justice will finally come. By Marilou M. Aguirre davaotoday.com Posted by Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY — Unmindful of her condition, Sofronita Enoc-Ingay, eight-month pregnant with…
In the Valley of Death
A recent fact-finding and relief mission in Compostela Valley uncovers the Philippine military’s trail of abuses against hapless civilians. By Cheryll Fiel Bulatlat.com LAAK, Compostela Valley – One day in November, a knock came at the door of the parish church here. A resident of one of the town’s villages appeared at the doorstep, asking…