“Despite Duterte’s China pivot, the US military continues to hold war games and military training with Philippine troops under the Balikatan exercises.” By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – An expert witness during the recently-concluded tribunal revealed the continuing presence and intervention of the US government in Philippine affairs, resulting to gross human rights…
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The verdict pointed out that the narratives presented during the proceedings were “eerily familiar and oftentimes similar to previous violations that past peoples’ tribunals have covered. And yet the Defendant Duterte has created new forms of attacks and intensified the old ones.”
“The curtailment of the right to travel and liberty of movement of former House representative Liza Maza shows how the US government transgresses on the basic rights and freedoms of individuals and groups, even those outside its territory.”
“Will the candidates respect, support and uphold the International Peoples’ Tribunal set to try multiple criminal charges against the Aquino government?”
The demolition of homes in North Triangle is among the cases that would be filed against President Aquino in the coming International People’s Tribunal in Washington DC in July.
“People’s tribunals have had success in directing international attention to grave abuses of human rights in various countries including the Philippines during Marcos and Arroyo regimes.”