Like many other militant activists since the Marcos dictatorship, Randall Echanis survived repeated acts of injustice against his person, by state authorities and military/police agents. Until his brutal murder in a small rented apartment in Novaliches, Quezon City, past midnight on Aug. 10.
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‘Duterte behind the killing of Randall Echanis’ — groups
Amid Palace’s claim that Anakpawis Chairperson and peace consultant Randall Echanis was killed by his comrades in the revolutionary movement, progressive groups maintain state security forces acted upon President Duterte’s orders.
By DEE AYROSO
The state-approved art of desecration
State-approved bloodlust has resulted in grief for families of victims and profit for those who engage in bloody business. Out of all of Duterte’s campaign promises, it seems his challenge to “put up more funeral parlors” was the one that became true.
Ka Randy and the path to peace and ploughshares
By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA JR. Bulatlat.com It was in 2011, during the first year of the Aquino administration, when I first got to work closely with peace builder and land defender Randall ‘Ka Randy’ Echanis, deputy secretary general of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and peace consultant of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). I…
Hindi ito Pagbabanta
Ni IMA ARIATE para kay Ka Randy Echanis Walang puwang ang pasistang estado Sa mga huwarang kasama kagaya mo Walang puwang ang puso ng mga berdugo Sa luha at hinagpis ng pamilyang naiwan. Walang puwang ang mga tunay na terorista Sa mga adhikaing dalisay at demokratiko Walang puwang ang kumakalabit ng gatilyo Akala siguro mapapaslang…
Lawyers refute claims of QC police against colleague
“Clearly, there was no criminal act was and has been committed by Perez and Colabres for the police to ‘arrest’ them in the first place.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA — Lawyers group denounced what they called a “malicious imputation of a crime and web of lies” against their colleague who merely performs…
Not a victory
By DEE AYROSO
Progressives rage against the brutal murder of Randal Echanis
Members of progressive organizations hold an indignation protest August 11 at the Commission on Human Rights following the killing of Randall Echanis, Anakpawis chairperson and consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
‘No law gives power to the police to hold Echanis’s remains’ – lawyers
“This adds insult to our injury. It is both inhuman and unjust for the remains of my husband to be held under police custody and deprive us of having a proper and private mourning.” — Erlinda Echanis
Body Snatchers, Eaters of the Dead
a poem in honor of Randall Echanis by TOMAS TALLEDO Away from our tuneful laughters and love of life and land — you malevolence of the dank, dark prowlers of orphans, widows and hapless cadavers Vade Satanas! back to your stations precincts headquarters camps barracks to curl hide and remorse why you stole the white…