In a resolution dated Oct. 14, Presiding Judge Radney Reginaldo Garcia said that the 42 accused are acquitted of simple disobedience under Article 151 of the Revised Penal Code for failure of the prosecution to prove their guilt beyond reasonable doubt.
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Criminalize red-tagging, activists reiterate
“In their eyes, we are all communists if we advocate for human rights and protection of civil liberties. My message to Badoy, the victims and families of all your red-tagging will go after you. We will not stop until you are convicted and jailed.”
Why rights groups shun government-led ‘independent probe on rights abuses’ in the Philippines
Time and again, human rights organizations have called for independent investigation of mounting cases of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, arrests and filing of trumped-up cases, to name a few.
Activists in Canada mourn death of slain Panay activist
“He is a jolly person, always on the go. He was full of energy and loves to mingle with everyone.”
Bayan Muna leader killed in Iloilo City
“How can I go home and grieve? How can we cry for justice when justice is elusive for people who fight for justice? I can only place my rage in words that mean nothing to those who killed you,”