Tags: Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan

Inside the courtroom with the ‘butcher’ and other funny musings

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO On the fringes Bulatlat.com MALOLOS, Bulacan – Having earned a reputation for being both loquacious and boisterous, my relatives, friends, colleagues, and even sources are very much curious on how I manage to keep a straight face whenever I cover issues of human rights violations, especially during hearings against a…

FULL TEXT: Joint Decision dated Sept 17,2018 vs. Palparan, 2 others

Joint Decision dated Sept 17,2018 vs. Palparan, 2 others by Bulatlat Multimedia on Scribd Above is the historic 31-page decision penned by Judge Alexander Tamayo that found retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan and two other military officials, Col. Felipe Anotado and Staff Sgt. Edgardo Osorio guilty beyond reasonable doubt on the kidnapping and serious illegal…

‘Palparan, 2 other Army officials guilty of kidnapping 2 disappeared students’

  By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com   MALOLOS, Bulacan – Quiet sobs were heard during the hearing here in Malolos as the mothers of disappeared university students hugged each other – their tears were both in jubilation over the conviction of retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan and two other military officials and the longing…

10 years | UP students, human rights groups call for justice for 2 missing students

MANILA – Various groups in the University of the Philippines (UP) called for justice on June 24 as they commemorated the tenth year of disappearance of former students and youth activists Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño. UP students, kin and human rights group Karapatan held a cultural protest at the Palma Hall lobby in UP…