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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The women’s rights advocacy group Gabriela is outraged over the decision of the Aquino government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), to release a previously detained Panamanian who is being accused of raping a Filipina. The group said the DFA essentially allowed the foreigner to escape…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Gabriela said the CBCP should issue specific directives to Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos to stop coddling the accused priest. It also welcomed the statement earlier made by Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz, head of the Catholic Bishops National Tribunal of Appeals, that it is the duty of the Diocese of Butuan to commence Cabonce’s trial under canon law.

PRESS RELEASE NOVEMBER 24, 2010 DAVAO CITY – In time for the commemoration of the International Day of Protest on Violence Against Women, GABRIELA urged the government to show the same, if not more, support it gave to Florence, the volunteer nurse who was a victim of rape in Maguindanao, to other rape victims in…

With rape registering at one-fifth of all index crimes in the province, officials in Banawe, Ifugao and the visiting regional heads of government agencies agreed that violence against women and children (VAWC) is a social concern that should be addressed with urgency. BY LYN V. RAMO Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 25,…