Hanimay Suazo is a high-profile human rights defender in Davao City. In 2019, she was disappeared after being red-tagged by an Army general.
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By Davao Today DAVAO CITY, Philippines — A human rights worker in Southern Mindanao has been reported missing, according to rights group Karapatan. In a Facebook alert, Karapatan-Southern Mindanao Region said that Honey Mae “Hanimay” Suazo, who is also the group’s former secretary general, has been reported missing since on Saturday (Nov. 2). In an…
Groups worry that the incident may be a prelude to a crackdown against activists.
“We call on President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately put an end to the political repression and persecution of human rights defenders.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA – An alliance of children’s rights advocate groups is calling on President Duterte to step in on the continued harassment on progressive leaders and members, especially with…
Alex Josol is the second victim in two days to be attacked in Pantukan town, and a “Palparan battalion” is suspected to be behind it.
“The commissioners asked us more on the whereabouts of the New People’s Army, if they are also staying in our communities.”
“The filing of the criminal charges was obviously orchestrated by the military.”
“The ‘NPAs’ the Army is pursuing could be farmer-leader Aida Seisa and her family.”
“Today, we declare the verdict on the US-Aquino regime’s crimes against the Filipino people, its violations of human rights and international humanitarian law. For these crimes, we say, the US-Aquino regime is guilty.” — Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan
“Is that vandalism? There is a message. Maybe you should read it.” – Antonio Flores, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas
There are at least 508 activists and leaders facing 608 trumped-up charges all over Mindanao.