The bloody trail of killings of activists continues under the current administration.
‘Bloody pre-Valentine’ | 3 killed in Compostela Valley
“It seems the military is in a haste to meet its quota of civilians killed before the BS Aquino regime ends.”
Bicol human rights leader shot dead
Sorsogon human rights leader Teodoro “Tudoy” Escanilla was shot dead on Aug. 19 midnight, at his home.
Peasant leader killed in Compostela Valley
Luis Carbajosa, 44, peasant leader of Mabini was in the Order of Battle of the military.
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State soldiers’ killing of Roque Antivo, 8, still without justice a year later
The protest rally, held in commemoration of Roque’s first death anniversary, calls for justice for all children killed by the state forces.
Rights defender in Panay killed
Romeo Capalla, 65, chairperson of the Board of Directors and former manager of Panay Fair Trade Center, was accompanying his mother-in-law at the Oton Public Market when fired upon by gunmen.
Two years under Aquino, abuses go unpunished as president reneges on promise — HRW
In the Philippines, there is still no successful prosecution of security forces for killings, ‘disappearances,’ despite Aquino’s campaign and inauguration promises for accountability.
Statistics on various crimes against women alarming – CWR
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Sins against Filipino women are being committed on a daily basis.”
Easier to blame Azazel
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Every time I troll through the various local news sites, I remind myself that I will not, not read the crime stories or the ones that describe children and/or elderly people/young women being hurt or maimed because of the stupidity and/or viciousness of others. I always fail. Somehow I…
International lawyers to Aquino: ‘Release political prisoners, stop impunity’
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“We remind you that the international community is watching closely and we demand that prosecution and punishment replace inaction.”