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

President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s statements on the hostage crisis display his government’s militarist and violent frame of mind. It appears that the Aquino government merely went through the motions of negotiating with the hostage taker while waiting for the opportunity to use an overkill of violence. The government’s handling of the hostage crisis therefore…

News Release July 21, 2010 The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) today urged the Aquino government to let the people hold a peaceful assembly near the Batasang Pambansa on July 26, when the president delivers his first State of the Nation Address (SoNA). Bayan recalled Aquino’s his inaugural address last June 30, when he…

NEWS RELEASE April 11, 2010   In a press statement issued today during the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) hearing on the case of the Morong 43, the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) again condemned the further detention of the 43 health workers and their aborted transfer to Camp Crame last Friday.   “The…

Media Release 10 April 2010 The botched transfer of the 38 illegally detained health workers to Camp Crame yesterday again highlighted the cavalier attitude of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Health Alliance for Democracy today strongly denounced the failure of the AFP to coordinate with officials of the Philippine National Police to ensure a…

Media Release April 10, 2010 Free the 43 Health Workers Now! Alliance condemns both the AFP and the PNP for their failure to facilitate the transfer of the 38 out of the Morong 43 despite clear instructions of the court order issued by the Morong Regional Trial Court. According to Dr. Julie Caguiat, one of…

Press Release April 10, 2010 The human rights group Karapatan strongly denounces the scripted show that the military of the 2nd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police have concocted and executed in the supposed “transfer” of the Morong 43 political detainees from Camp Capinpin to the PNP Custodial Center in…