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By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – After years of gloom, health workers saw a ray of hope as a local court denied President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s motion for reconsideration. In today’s hearing, Judge Afable E. Cajigal of Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 96 dismissed Arroyo’s motion for reconsideration seeking to reverse the court’s earlier…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Despite opposition from victims of human rights violations, Lt. Gen. Jorge Segovia’s promotion was still recommended by the Commission on Appointments (CA) last Wednesday, Sept. 19. Appearing before the deliberation of the Ad Interim appointments/reappointments of the 106 officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Dr.…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Another health worker has been charged with rebellion and accused of being a member of the New People’s Army (NPA). A week before eight of the 43 health workers collectively known as the Morong 43 filed a case against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for the torture and…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Lawyers of health workers who filed a damage suit against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several military and police officials lambasted the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) for withholding information about the respondents. The P15-million ($365 thousand) damage suit was filed, on…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Sins against Filipino women are being committed on a daily basis.”

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“The culture of impunity in the Philippines must end. Extra-judicial killings of respected pastors and church leaders, most of whom were speaking against injustice in our country, show how horrible and unacceptable the human rights situation in our nation has been.” – UCCP Bishop Reuel Norman Marigza