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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Her presence of mind and a tip from a sympathetic journalist enabled Maricel Delen, 34, a staff member of Karapatan-Camarines Norte to elude arrest last November 22. That day, at around 10:30 a.m., combined elements of the Daet Police and the 9th Infantry Division, 902nd Brigade of…

A human rights activist filed cases against soldiers of the 78th Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). BY TERENCE KRISHNA V. LOPEZ Contributor HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Bulatlat CEBU CITY- A human rights activist filed civil and administrative cases against soldiers of the 78th Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the…

In response to the joint letter sent by two United Nations Special Rapporteurs, the Davao City police initiated an investigation on the death threats received by a human rights activist. BY BULATLAT HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Volume VIII, Number 26, August 3 – 9, 2008 DAVAO CITY – A human rights defender appeared August 1 before…