By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA –For the past decade, I have not attempted to write a personal note about her until today, the 11th anniversary of her death. I had always been overwhelmed by sadness and pain. I still miss her. There are times I wonder how would it be if she were alive.…
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Kin of Victim of Extrajudicial Killing Find Justice in the UN
By RONALYN V. OLEA
The main perpetrator in the extrajudicial killing of human rights defender Benjaline Hernandez was granted bail by a local court and was reportedly acquitted recently. But the United Nations Human Rights Committee found the Philippine government accountable for her death.
Sidebar: Philippine Government Told to Enforce UN Rulings on Rights Cases
Victims to Aquino: We Demand a No Less Than ‘Straightforward’ Action for Justice and an End to Killings (PR)
NEWS RELEASE July 20, 2010 Families and victims of human rights violations under the banner of Hustisya (Victims of Arroyo Regime United for Justice) will join various sectors and people’s organizations in the SONA rally on Monday, as they continuously call for justice and an end to extrajudicial killings. According to Evangeline Hernandez,…