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PRESS RELEASE March 14, 2010 Self-proclaimed anti-communist mongerer Jovito Palparan should stop acting like a scorned woman blabbering unfounded accusations repeatedly against genuine partylist groups and focused his propaganda work on his achievements in Congress, if he has any. Disclaimer | What you are reading is either a press release/ statement or a manifesto. These…


Still Playing the Deadly Game, Retired military general Jovito Palparan may have shed off his Army uniform and donned the barong of Congressmen. But he still has maintained his military mindset – accusing activists of being communists, which, during his days in the military, meant being a target for abduction, torture, and extrajudicial killing. (By Flon Faurillo)

In his follow-up report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Prof. Philip Alston, the UN’s special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, said the Philippine government has not eliminated extrajudicial killings from its counterinsurgency operations.

BY RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat Left-leaning groups vowed to block retired Major General Jovito Palparan Jr.’s proclamation as partylist representative. In light of the Supreme Court ruling on April 21 adding 32 additional partylist representatives in Congress, Bantay partylist will get one seat and thus make Palparan a member of Congress. House Deputy Minority Leader…

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee has found the Arroyo government guilty of violating the rights of human rights defenders Eden Marcellana and Eddie Gumanoy. Marcellana, then Karapatan-Southern Tagalog secretary general and Gumanoy, local peasant leader, were abducted and killed in April 2003. Witnesses point to the “Bonnet Gang,” a paramilitary group linked with…

When he retired and after his appointment to the National Security Council fell through because of widespread opposition, Palparan has evaded media attention – in contrast to his frequently hogging the headlines during his days in military service. He must have thought that by doing so, he could escape responsibility for the long lists of…

BY BULATLAT Anthropology experts found pieces of burnt human bones in the vicinity of the former 24th Infantry Battalion (IB) detachment in Bgy. Bliss in Limay, Bataan. The news was relayed through a text message by Ruth Cervantes, public information officer of Karapatan (Alliance for the Advancement of Human Rights). The experts accompanied Raymond Manalo,…

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